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RE: Today's update wiped out my desktop preferences, MS Office, etc.

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Old 12-23-2007
Kristy
 

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RE: Today's update wiped out my desktop preferences, MS Office, etc.
I have exactly the same problem. As well as my desktop preferences
disappearing, my start menu and style change.

"sean in d.c." wrote:

> I awoke this morning to find that Windows Ultimate Extras had downloaded
> Update for Windows Vista (KB936824) and was waiting for me to reboot my
> computer. I hit the snooze button and went about my work, and when I was
> finished, I told the program to reboot.
>
> When Windows restarted, everything on my desktop was gone except for the
> default icons. My sidebar widgets were all gone. My Firefox bookmarks were
> gone. And I had to setup MS Outlook from scratch.
>
> Anyone else have this happen? I will use System Restore and see if I can
> restore things.

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Old 01-10-2008
russelmiller
 

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RE: Today's update wiped out my desktop preferences, MS Office, et
This happened to me too, is there any way to revert this?

"Kristy" wrote:

> I have exactly the same problem. As well as my desktop preferences
> disappearing, my start menu and style change.
>
> "sean in d.c." wrote:
>
> > I awoke this morning to find that Windows Ultimate Extras had downloaded
> > Update for Windows Vista (KB936824) and was waiting for me to reboot my
> > computer. I hit the snooze button and went about my work, and when I was
> > finished, I told the program to reboot.
> >
> > When Windows restarted, everything on my desktop was gone except for the
> > default icons. My sidebar widgets were all gone. My Firefox bookmarks were
> > gone. And I had to setup MS Outlook from scratch.
> >
> > Anyone else have this happen? I will use System Restore and see if I can
> > restore things.

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