1.) Tried to install an update from windows. Update did not finalize. The computer shut down.
2.) When it came back on the favorits tab was gone.
1.) Amounts to a crash probably with skandisk run.
2.) Amounts to a profile info loss. Cannot find Your personal prefs because a new profile was created.
In Your case You will only need to press F2 - IE Favorite and configure it to Your liking again. The favorites' URLs are used by IE as well so unless the update did nor damage them they are still there.
New profile usually does not mean that the old data are damaged.
Where to find bookmarks and other data.
Once You located the old profile You can copy its content files to You new profile folder. Work after You backup all profiles first. That can be used to regain all settings without much tinkering via F2.
Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 07/19/2011 10:18PM by guenter.