Thanks for the tips, guys.
Ran the updater for the mbox, and now I can run protools, but the lights on my Mbox still wont light up. I'm puzzled!
As for the plugins.. deleted, and problem solved. Mucho gracias. I still get a DAE error, but it doesnt hinder performance as far as i know. I've had that for a while.
Here's my next question. I have 6.8.1, and I'm eligable for 7.0 (7.1 too, maybe?) upgrade. I can't for the life of me find it on the digi website. I emailed them , and they gave me an amnesty code, but no download. Ideas?
Edit:added- Monitor outputs don't appear to be working, but headphone outs do. Crap