Hmm, that is very strange, and I haven't heard anyone else mention this Bug before.
You should consider posting at Autodesk, and let them know your problems. Maybe they know of a cure.
Other than that maybe something went wrong during installation. Perhaps try Reinstalling Maya.
This is a very weird Bug! And i can see how annoying that could be Sorry to see you've been inflicted by it!
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