guelphdad, I used Workbench. Funny thing though, the tables appeared after about 2-3 hours.
Any ideas why they disappeared in the first place?
PS A notification of your post came by email, but I cannot follow the url to the dbforums Web site. I am getting in Outlook (when I click on the url) "This operation has been canceled due to restrictions in effect on this computer. Please contact your system administrator" I am on Windows and the PC is a standalone pc running Win 7 Prof.