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Thanks Hollye, Thanks for the advice: on top of everything else, the software you've indicated is free! Ain't life grand. I'll let you know how the uninstall/reinstall of Norton 360 goes, and if it causes my boot drive to suddenly show itself once again. I appreciate your help. John

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