my asp file (web-traffic.asp)that creates and stores a server variable is in wwwrootpssiinclude. THen my access file is in wwwrootpssi called where.mdb. When I call my DB from web-traffic.asp I put DBQ=..where.mdb. Nothings happening, also I put <!-- #include virtual="include/web-traffic.asp" --> on my .htm pages. Whats wrong do I need to use globa.asa or RUNAT