Gadz...yet another thing Vista is winning at!
I have no suggestions, but I did want to offer my heartfelt sympathy to your FH
Best of luck with your microphone problem
"We are--each of us--dying; it's how we live in the meantime that makes the difference."
"It's not what you gather, but what you scatter that tells what kind of life you have lived!"
"Be kinder than necessary, for everyone you meet is fighting some kind of battle."