Avant options keep reverting to default settings

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alanuk
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Avant options keep reverting to default settings

Post by alanuk » Sat May 27, 2017 10:14 pm

Every time I close Avant Browser it loses my settings and reverts to default so that when it restarts I have to reset the skin and all my options again. On one occasion I got an access violation message from Windows 10 but it didn't stay on the screen long enough for me to read it. Any ideas?

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Nederpietos
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Re: Avant options keep reverting to default settings

Post by Nederpietos » Sun May 28, 2017 4:58 pm

If you use online storage you could try to log in with a new/different account first, see: viewtopic.php?f=21&t=35097&p=200368&hil ... ne#p200368

Otherwise you better export your bookmarks first and then rename the .default folder or totally uninstall Avant and reinstall it.

I guess you never made a back-up in Avant itself? Tools ---> make Backup/Restore Profiles

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