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Although Microsoftreleased an antivirus definition file within hours of the Friday fiasco, scores of Chrome users reported that they were unable to reinstall the browser or that if they had, they had lost their browser bookmarks.

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lol thats just ridiculous :/

if i was google i would put a code in chrome to kill windows defender tongue.gif
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Originally Posted by TeHazard;15235595 
lol thats just ridiculous :/

if i was google i would put a code in chrome to kill windows defender tongue.gif

We shall call it... GOOGLE GUARDIAN. cool.gif
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Originally Posted by TeHazard;15235595 
lol thats just ridiculous :/

if i was google i would put a code in chrome to kill windows defender tongue.gif

Google couldn't easily/legally do that, it's part of the OS. However, Microsoft can quite easily block things out of Windows.

It was an accident people, they fixed it within hours. Nothing to see here.
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"lost their browser bookmarks" well consider either: a) backing up, or b) switching to opera or firefox for syncing with the cloud. My opera cloud bookmarks are on 3 pcs with 2 OS's each, as well as 2 phones, one with 2 OS's. All set up and synced within seconds, and never lost.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Waltibaba;15241255 
"lost their browser bookmarks" well consider either: a) backing up, or b) switching to opera or firefox for syncing with the cloud. My opera cloud bookmarks are on 3 pcs with 2 OS's each, as well as 2 phones, one with 2 OS's. All set up and synced within seconds, and never lost.

Chrome has the same feature, but you're not required to use it. Just strongly encouraged to, for this reason.
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Originally Posted by Waltibaba;15241255 
"lost their browser bookmarks" well consider either: a) backing up, or b) switching to opera or firefox for syncing with the cloud. My opera cloud bookmarks are on 3 pcs with 2 OS's each, as well as 2 phones, one with 2 OS's. All set up and synced within seconds, and never lost.
Google has that feature to link your bookmarks to your google account. I personally skip it and use XMarks. Best way to keep everything synched up.
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This stuff happens.
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