I,M RUNNING A SONY VAIO LAPTOP ON WINDOWS XP HOME EDITION. QUITE OUT OF THE BLUE I SUDDENLY FIND I CANNOT SAVE MY PERSONAL SETTINGS, I HAVE NO EMAIL SERVER, MY PERSONAL DESKTOP ICONS HAVE DISAPPEARED,ETC. THIS IS LIKE STARTING FROM NEW EVERY TIME I BOOT UP. CAN YOU ASSIST PLEASE.
Restart your computer and run last known good configurations
If it didn't worked then start computer in safe mode with networking and run system restore to bring your PC in an earlier state when it was working fine..!