wow man!!! thanx it worked, I fallow y0 direction! im still connected I've went to da, found a virus! deleted suddely! my mirc has not 10053 error, software caused connection abort, dam man! I formatted my computer like 6 times today! scan for sum virus on norton! found like 7 virus! don't know the hell why, plus did a scan on housecall! dam virues drives my nuts! anways, I would stay connected on mirc like 30 sec, then lag, lol I would end up having 9 names lol crazy stuff, thanx again! hope that'll always stay like that