According to information circulating in the network, drawn
from a series
of on the official Apple support forum, a serious bug
affects the current version the Mac OS X 10.6 "Snow
Leopard" in particular Guest User Or that particular
profile characterized by pre-existing and permits very limited, designed to make
available a host, where the basic functions (mainly networking features) in
The problem would be fairly simple as serious the use of the
guest user would cause irretrievable deletion of all
documents and data the main user Without it being possible in any way groped
their recovery. Would be retained only the programs installed by the user, while
personally present in the home folder (so all the documents and the various
libraries of iTunes, iPhoto etc.) is completely eliminated.
However, spokesman for the apple knowledge through an official note issued
"We are aware of the problem, which occurs only in extremely rare cases and we
are working on a solution."
The only precaution possible, for now, is
avoid using the guest accout banned from the panel account management system
and should be required on your system to a profile with the
characteristics of the Guest account, create a new user with limited privileges
and without the ability to administer the system.