How does a "clean install" contain 23 loaded scripts?

I said it especially for you to prevent "oh-youre-using-modified-copy!" thingy.

Any number of those 23 scripts could be the cause. Try with a *CLEAN* install of mIRC-- this means without any loaded scripts.

TRIED already. Same issue happens.

"Do, or do not. There is no 'try'." - Yoda ('The Empire Strikes Back')