I am able to successfully save a recordset using save function as xml. but the saved xml gives the following error : <BR><BR>An Invalid character was found in text content. Line 1, Position 15 <BR>TG! <BR><BR>notepad shows some control characters which are unreadable. <BR>Somebody else also had a similar problem on one of the forums. <BR>i have updated the MSXML.dll to its latest version. <BR>whats the problem? can somebody help? <BR>