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First, try moving the Xpress Preferences file out of your QuarkXpress
folder, then relaunch Xpress. If the problem goes away, You're done.
As an aside, is there a reason you're still at 4.04? You should apply
the 4.1 and 4.11 updaters, available here:
4.0x is a buggy piece of crap. 4.11 is MUCH more stable.