. A profile fails to load and then the user is given a temporary profile. Get Now Method 1: Fix the User Account Profile Steps below contain modifying to your registry. I am telling everyone I know to have a 'spare' administrator account but none of them want to know. Now log-off and login with your Admin account. Option 1: If you have two folders starting with S-1-5 followed by some long numbers and one of them ended with.
Try to restore your computer in a previous working state to find if the corrupter user profile error is solved. This error might occur when you are using a temporary user profile for logon. If this still does not work for you, then you will be left with doing a clean install for your or version of Vista or Windows 7. System restore There's a chance that you can fix your computer by using System Restore. Click it, and look at the ProfileImagePath value in the right pane to verify that this is the user account profile that has the error. What are the system recovery options in Windows 7? I have a sneaking hunch that in my case the problem occurred simultaneous with my Norton 360 running a scan. Also, if I had done the system restore early enough would it have solved my problem? How to use System Restore in Windows Vista: Hope this helps.
It has nothing to do with Remote Profiles unless of course you are using those. They each have the ususal profile folders, but they also have new folders there marked for example admin2. Do same for other accounts if needed after following the above message. Click the Tools menu, and select Folder Options. John Vista Home Premium I followed the instructions to enable hidden Administrator account and it seemed to be effective in black command screen. I tried doing the Restore Point option but I don't have any Restore Points other than the Windows Update that I installed right after installing Live OneCare! Remember to backup your Registry following the instructions at the start of this article.
You can force it to turn off by holding onto the power button. Some programs like the Google Updater if you added the Google Toolbar, Chrome or Google Earth has been known to cause this issue. Is there something like this for Vista? You need to press F8 before the Windows logo appears. Let your computer boot up. Press Control-C or select Copy from the Edit menu if you don't see the menu press Alt first. Method 2: Delete the User Account and Create a New One Another way to fix the user profile service failed the sign-in error is creating a new account and copy the data from the old account to the new account. As I understand the method above referred to by Microsoft as Method 1 relates to a corrupt or wrongly referenced path to the User Profile folder.
I am so glad that I didn't go down the route of downloading stuff from the web. As I am now addressing a different problem should I re-post this to a new thread? You can use F8 during boot to enter Safe Mode, but it will not work around a corrupt profile. We can get our files out. Double click the option RefCount in the right pane Figure 6 7 Type 0 in the Value data textbox. I have had the same problem on my machine. Symptom: The User Profile Service failed the logon. However, you can only do this if you've got another user account on the computer with Administrator settings.
As of April 11, 2017, Windows Vista customers are no longer receiving new security updates, non-security hotfixes, free or paid assisted support options, or online technical content updates from Microsoft. First make sure that your computer is clean from malware by following the steps 1 to 12 from this guide: and then try to logon normally to the corrupted profile. Method 3: Logon to another user with admin permissions and fix the corrupted user profile. Press Control-V, select Paste, or select Paste from the Edit menu press Alt if you don't see this menu. Click on the Start menu, type Regedit and hit Enter to start the Registry Editor. How to fix a Windows corrupt user profile on Windows 8 or 7: Create a new account Creating a new account means that you don't have to edit the Registry and can avoid more potential damage.
It's not such a clean fix, though, so if you're more confident with using Windows, then the second method below may be more useful. Unfortunately, the exact cause has not been narrowed down yet, just how to fix the resulting problem. You can try to fix with Safe Mode - repeatedly tap F8 as you bootup. In this guide, we will show you how to get rid of corrupt user profile by either fixing it or creating new account and taking backup of your user data to new profile. Click Next and Finish to restore your computer.
If your computer has a second Administrator account that you can access, you can backup the Registry simply by booting into Windows and creating a new System Restore Point. By choosing , you will get into the default Windows Administrator account but some features will not work. Use Windows Explorer to go to your old user's folder, which is most likely: C:Users Press Alt, click Tools and select Folder Options. Do as the following steps. Any way, the 1521 and 1500 could be the profile issue.
Changes to the profile will not be copied to the server when you logoff. User profile cannot be loaded. Any way, the 1521 and 1500 could be the profile issue. It has done its job and the Administrator account is active - 'as it says on the tin'. Close registry editor and restart your computer. Restart it then it should give you options of to restart the computer. Boot into safe mode as above.