Glad to see that GregRocker's very sound advice fixed your problem.
I'm now back among the living.
I VERY STRONGLY recommend making a System Repair disk.
CREATE A SYSTEM REPAIR DISK
| type System Repair
key | Create Disk
My next strong recommendation is to backup your drive.
If your system bottoms out or your computer gets stolen then you will not have lost everything dear to your heart. DISK COPY/CLONE/PARTITION/BACKUP/RESTORE SOFTWARE PARTITION WIZARD
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