One last question. Are you putting the link on a line all by iself? If you are, then you need to check your browser security settings. There is something on your computer that is stopping this from working. If the forum allows links and you are using Internet Explorer, it should work for without an issue. The following is simply typed using Internet Explorer. www.ripper1.com It becomes a link as soon as you hit return. Typing it like this will cause it to not work, in most cases: my website iswww.ripper1.com Which version of IE are you using? There are different things added to each version that could be causing this. Also, you could have Norton or some other add-on software blocking it as well.