OK why did my macbook revert back to factory settings by itself WTF!!!!!

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  1. KuntryFresh

    KuntryFresh Midwest

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    last night it started being weird. it began with aidium just acting like it was brand new and asking me for logins and passwords and i had to tweak it again to get it to look how i wanted. then safari was off and being odd.

    i shut it down for the night. turn it back on AND EVERYTHING IS BACK TO WHEN I FIRST TURNED IT ON!!!!!!lc :noes: :run: :mad:
    honestly. the dock is huge with icons i never use and the ones i did use are gone. my background is back to factory. honestly wtf.

    also al my safari bookmarks are gone as well

    and itunes is empty!!!!!!! :mad: :mad:

    goddamn it i lost all my school work as well. jesus im pissed
     
  2. Blair

    Blair New Member

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    are you sure you are in your user account? maybe you are logged in under a different user.
     
  3. KuntryFresh

    KuntryFresh Midwest

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    nope still in my user account
     
  4. Raider007

    Raider007 om nom nom nom

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    I've had some of my software in the past month think it was a new installation and ask for serials/logins/settings...

    dunno what's up with that...
     
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    Check your Users folder for other accounts, something weird like this can happen with corrupted logins, but you shouldnt have lost your files.
     
  6. elevator

    elevator The tenants think it's wonderful! ヽ(´ OT Supporter

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    do you have your programs still? Try searching for an old file? Did you leave your computer out so somebody might have reformatted it?
     
  7. babygodzilla

    babygodzilla I love rice

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    do a grep for your school works' file names.
     
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    maybe you have an early secret release of time machine?

    in for conspiracy theories.
     
  9. KuntryFresh

    KuntryFresh Midwest

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    no noone coulda messed with it
    i downloaded vlc player last night to watch the soprnos and then my aidium acted like it had just been installed. i turned her off n turned her back on and bam....factory settings
     
  10. elevator

    elevator The tenants think it's wonderful! ヽ(´ OT Supporter

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    uncontrollable time machine
    [move] :run: :run: :run: :run: :run: [/move]
     
  11. KuntryFresh

    KuntryFresh Midwest

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    now it keeps giving me the back reload lil box when i 2 finger scroll

    jesus this is pissing me off
     
  12. mobbarley

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    Tried rebooting again?
    Have you checked /Users?

    Something similar to this happened to me a long time ago when a user folder was corrupted.
     
  13. KuntryFresh

    KuntryFresh Midwest

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    something must be fucked up.

    the button is clicking by itself.
     

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