I have something weird happening to my PC - when I re-boot XP,
I find that some of my installed software components have had their
configurations reset to a prior version. Examples:
1. Outlook 2000 - I changed an email account POP3 server name, but it
reverts to the prior name, forcing me to re-update it
2. ZoneAlarm forgets which programs are authorised to access the
Internet, forcing me to answer loads of pop up confirm dialog boxes
3. WinMX thinks it has never been configured, and starts asking for my
user name, servers etc.
The latest event (taking this beyond a minor irritation) is that I
installed QuickBooks Pro. When I rebooted, and tried to start the
program, it fails. Examination of the error logs for the software
shows that it is failing because it cannot find the Quickbooks DLLs.
However, these DLLs are present where the software expects to find
This is getting rather silly. Does anybody have any ideas what might