Midi device Manager gone!

Why every time something goes wrong with Cubase (crash) my midi device manager gone?
I was working in a new device panel when Cubase crashed and on reboot all the work gone and from my 20 devices only 4 remains.
Please add some “preferences safe guard” or something to avoid this behavior on Cubase “failure or hard crash”.
After learning the hard way I usually have a preferences folder back up, but this time this didn’t save my a…

I started up Cubase Elements 7.0.5 today and all my MIDI devices were gone too. Luckily I have a backup .xml file and it didn’t take much effort to re-import them but still…
I never had this with previous versions.