Mon Mar 3 18:56:23 UTC 2008
Chris Geldenhuis <chris.gelden at iafrica.com>

Chris Geldenhuis wrote:
> Hi All,
> Last night I downloaded the latest security updates to my Centos 4 
> system, and rebooted afterwards.
> This morning I wanted to check my mail, but when I opened Thunderbird, 
> it asked me to set up a mail account.
> I saved the contents of the previous .thunderbird file structure with 
> tar and created a new mail account with the same details (name, isp, 
> pasword, servers etc.) as the previous account.
> All of my folders and history had disappeared when the "new" account 
> was created. I tried restoring from the tar archive but can still only 
> access mails downloaded after recreating the account.
> Any ideas on how to regain access to my mail archives?
> ChrisG
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I now also find that when I open firefox, all of my bookmarks are gone 
and the default homepage is no longer the Centos home page but