minted methodshopHaven’t upgraded to Mac OS X Snow Leopard yet? Congrats! Your procrastination might have saved your butt. The Apple Support forums are full of users who are reporting that all their user data has disappeared from a Mac OS X Snow Leopard bug.

Mac OS X Snow Leopard Bug

What’s causing the Mac OS X Snow Leopard bug? Apparently, all you have to do to accidentally erase all your data is to login into a ‘guest’ account. When you attempt to log back into your main user account, all your personal data will be gone.

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If you are reading this now, and have Apple’s latest operating system, Mac OS X Snow Leopard installed, then disable the Guest account ASAP. This might be the worst Apple bug since the debut of Mac OS X.

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