The local users and groups manager let you create a user account, delete user account or remove user account and manage users and groups settings. Next, right-click on Start and click on Command Prompt Admin. In fact, the Start Menu and the Notification Panel right side of screen are implemented as modern apps, which explains why these all don't work as part of the same syndrome. Close the Registry Editor and Restart your computer. That worked, but then caused the same problems in the new account I made.
Something is corrupted in the user account, more specifically in the AppData tree. Eventually, I tried creating a new user account on a lark to see if that would help. Now rename the Default folder to Default. Has anyone else experienced this frustration? I thought I had lost the user account Kevin, and now use Kevin2. Hence, we are offering this solution as a third option below for resolving this problem. Review the values of each of the keys in a working and failing scenario and compare the two.
Rename the user folder and delete the profile list registry key and reboot. If so, am I overlooking something? The first method is the above but the second one is using a app. This machine was upgraded from Windows 7. So, what is a real corrupt profile? I typically use Process Explorer and search for the process that has a handle to the file sounds like another blog post. Login to your Admin Account or a user account with Admin privileges. Let us know if you still have any problem with deleting users profile in Windows 10 or other Windows. Open the Advanced tab, in the User Profile section click Settings.
Now, Login to your New User Account and you will be able to see all the Files from your Corrupted User Account. That means that Windows roams the entire user hive when the user logs off or in the background with Windows 7. The Default profile on your computer might be corrupted while upgrading to Windows 10 from an older version of Windows operating system. The corruption persisted throughout registry hives and multiple aspects of the computer did not function correctly. This is actually very common and can be caused by slew of different problems. Thanks Mike Ashley, Thanks for the comments. I should have mentioned that the usual Windows fixes usama suggested were among the first fixes I tried, with no success.
That worked, but then caused the same problems in the new account I made. Then, Windows committed modified memory to disk; thereby misaligning the registry structure—which is a real corrupt user profile. The user then disconnects the Terminal Services session and goes to lunch. I upgraded to 10 from Windows 7, 64bit. Hi, When we encounter corrupted user profile, we need to create a new user profile and copy the data of the old account to the new one.
I am getting very confused. In both these cases, new users with new profile as well as existing user with existing profiles experienced the problem. To remove a user account profile, you need to have administrator privilege. Would this mean I have to go back and reinstall every program I have? This method works well in cases where the reason for the error message is due to incorrect registry values. Files and personal settings etc. Boot into safe mode and then reboot and start the computer normally. Now, Restart your computer and you will be able to login to the Secret Admin Account that you just activated.
Yet, the application does not work correctly when this value is present in the registry. However, the upper left corner of the screen is typically represented by the coordinate 0, 0. Should resolve most issues without a reimage. The delete button was now available. Something is corrupted in the user account, more specifically in the AppData tree. Delete User Account with Windows Local User and Group Manager 3.
I will describe the symptoms and solution. Second issue — you claim the shell folders keys were corrupt—define corrupt? A number of scenarios can lead to this possibility. On Advanced tab click Setting under User Profiles. It is logging the user into a temp profile. However that is not working. Here is the lowdown: - Start menu does not work. Inside this new default folder Create Sub Folders with the same names as those found in Default.
Tip: Try the third option first, instead of starting with the first two options. I believe either way will suffice. Open the ProfileList Folder and you will see Folders starting with S-1-5. This is actually very common and can be caused by slew of different problems. This might take some time so let it run. So, I tried the registry fix.