A coworker of mine has an interesting problem. She's been complaining of disappearing files recently. Example, she saves an Excel file on here desktop and then when she closes Excel it's not there.
So I take a look. On her desktop there are two Excel files, lets say FileA and FileB. These open up fine. I start Excel and go to Save As... In the Desktop folder (the special one, not the one under C:\Documents and Settings\Users...) it does not list FileA and FileB, but instead lists some of the files that have "disappeared". And you can open them. Checking the properties the file path is the correct path to the desktop.
If under Excel I manually browse to the C:\Documents and Settings\User\Desktop folder it lists both FileA and FileB and the other files that have "disappeared".
Any idea what's going on and how it can be fixed?
Details - Windows XP SP3, Office 2007, Running under Active Directory, new Dell computer, reasonably apt user