I only use one profile, so there should be no need to enter the profile manager. However, quite often, and always after crashes, I am told my default directory is not available, please select a new profile. I have tracked down the problem to a scrambling of part of the appreg file. At the end of the 30K appreg file is a copy of the path to my default (only) profile. When the problem occurs this path is shifted 3 bytes further into the file, with 3 characters preceeding the leading "/" of the path. Each of these characters is > 127 (non-ascii). The path normally ends in ".slt". When corrupted, the last character of the file is the "l". I can repair the file with a binary editor and all seems fine again until another crash or ???
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 153562 ***
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 17 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Dupe of bug 153562. There's activity on that bug so I'll add Jon's comment to it.
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
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