I just came across this at DPreview and it appears to be the same problem Vienna Pics is experiencing. I've included a response from Jason O'Dell, the publisher of the excellent NX eBook. Rich http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/re...hread=22583952 "Try turning off D-lighting in Base Adjustments. The issue seems to be related to D-lighting when used in "better quality" mode. I'm not 100% sure of the cause of the issue, but it appears to be isolated to the Windows platform. I haven't seen it on my version of NX, but I'm running Mac OS. -Jason -- Author, 'The Photographer's Guide to Capture NX' Visit my website at: http://www.luminescentphoto.com " I have his eBook; its' great. I"m usinf NX all the time now. How're you doing? Did you see a new guy from CBP log in?