Some customized Internet Explorer settings revert to their default configurations after you install cumulative update 942615 (MS07-069), 944533 (MS08-010), or 947864 (MS08-024) on a Windows Vista-based computer
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Consider the following scenario. On a Windows Vista-based computer, you configure some settings in the Internet Options dialog box in Windows Internet Explorer 7. Then, you install one of the following cumulative updates for Internet Explorer 7:
However, after you install the update, you notice that the Internet Explorer settings that you configured have reverted to their default configurations.
This problem occurs because the updates that are mentioned in the "Symptoms" section cause certain per-user settings to incorrectly revert to the computer's default configuration for new users.
Security update information
To resolve this problem, install the most current cumulative security update for Internet Explorer. To install the most current updates, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Note This update was first included in security update 950759 (MS08-031). For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
950759 MS08-031: Cumulative security update for Internet Explorer
To apply this update, you must be running Internet Explorer 7.
You must restart the computer after you install this update.
Update replacement information
This update replaces update 947864 (MS08-024).
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Windows Internet Explorer 7.
For more information, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
942615 Cumulative security update for Internet Explorer
944533 MS08-010: Cumulative security update for Internet Explorer
947864 MS08-024: Cumulative security update for Internet Explorer