checked for many of the programs, lots don't work on XP or just... don't work. And also, i'm always rather civil on the phone/in person if i'm 'sound mind' (not Hypo as a communist, Diabetic <-----)
Anyways, reckon installing SP2 will help? As DX9c is packaged with SP2 so maybe it will auto reinstall it. We'll see.... also, will reinstalling SP2 bugger up and overwrite LOADs of shizzle on my PC?
Argg, this is getting complex