Continuation of topic started  I have been testing various times and configurations after reading the tips given and things are a bit better, though now a new issue has come up - after installing the latest version of AutoIt ( _SQLite_Startup() is taking a LOT of time to load. Odd thing is, it is not consistent (I hate that....) - though times vary from 5 seconds (which is 'long', IMHO) to OVER 60 seconds! ConsoleWrite("various states disabled/hidden " & Round(TimerDiff($timer