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Windows 7: Can't pinpoint these wipes Im getting

18 Sep 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Retail
 
 
Can't pinpoint these wipes Im getting

My firefox sessions and my recent progams list keep getting wiped First I thought it was ccleaner but it happens also when that is not installed
I know that's not alot of info so far but if anyone has ideas put me in the right way to share info.. one thing I can think of right for now is Im also using NIS 2012 Quite happy with it too but don't know if that could be the cause?

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18 Sep 2011   #2

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Win 7 Home Premium 64bit Ver 6.1.7600 Build 7601 - SP1
 
 

For FF It would help to know what version you presently have installed.
More info on: Session Restore - MozillaZine Knowledge Base

For the recent programs list:
Start Menu - Change Number of Recent Programs to Display
Scroll down to see more customization Tutorials for the Start Menu.
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18 Sep 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Retail
 
 

FF 6.0.2
But Im pretty sure it's all my recent lists that get wiped.. I'll have a look into NIS 2012 if they have put that option in it
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18 Sep 2011   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Retail
 
 

Well Ive installed Session manager for firefox so that fixes the session issue.. but the rest is sort of annoying and I can't remember telling any software to clean my MRU's
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18 Sep 2011   #5

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Win 7 Home Premium 64bit Ver 6.1.7600 Build 7601 - SP1
 
 

If you can not find anything in NIS2012, your recent lists maybe turned off:
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2. To Turn Recent Items On A) Check the Store and display recently opened items in the Start menu and the taskbar box. (see screenshot below step 4)
NOTE: If you just turned on Recent Items, then it may take a bit after opening the recents items a few times before they actually show up.
Source: Recent Items - Turn On or Off
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18 Sep 2011   #6

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Win 7 Home Premium 64bit Ver 6.1.7600 Build 7601 - SP1
 
 

Are you running the beta version or do you have the stable release?
This may be of some interest: Cannot maximize Security History in Norton Internet Security 2012 beta - Networking & Security

There are some search responses to NIS2012 and history settings/options/quirks, and I tried searching the NIS forums, but every time I tried to access them I had to log-in. I do not use NIS.
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18 Sep 2011   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Retail
 
 

It's the full version.. had 2011 and it got 2012 from Live Update
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18 Sep 2011   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Retail
 
 

And those recent items options are ticked on
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18 Sep 2011   #9

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Win 7 Home Premium 64bit Ver 6.1.7600 Build 7601 - SP1
 
 

We just missed each other have you seen my post #6?
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18 Sep 2011   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Retail
 
 

Don't see any issue with my history in NIS..
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