ok first we must get your system straightend out a bit.. please defrag and disk clean thouroughly.. then ... i would like for you to be certain you have all the mandatory updates critical updates (sp2) microsoft provides ... after you'r part is covered then try the right click thing.. if its still doing that... then i would like for you to check for spy ware.. there are all sorts of resources... my favorit is Kelly's Corner http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_abc.htm