Thanks again John, it did indeed help. I have no idea what to do to fix it. Instead, you'll have to follow either one of the two methods below to successfully access your desktop. Select Safe mode from the list. When you're at the desktop get up a Command Prompt and type in rstrui to load System Restore.
How to fix a Windows corrupt user profile on Windows 10 If you've encountered the 'User Profile Service failed the logon' error in Windows 10, then there's a slightly different fix than before, but it requires you to have access to another Windows 10 system. User profile cannot be loaded When you log on to a computer that is running Windows 7 or Windows Vista by using a temporary profile, you receive the following error message: The User Profile Service failed the logon. Here we lists three ways to fix when you encounter issue that user profile service failed to login windows. Specify a destination location e. Also, if I had done the system restore early enough would it have solved my problem? All of your files and application settings should have transferred, although some email applications may have to have messages re-downloaded or their data exported separately see the manufacturer's help. I'd like some reassurance before trying to fiddle my own way out of this.
Another cause of this error resides with a corruption in user profiles. I decided to try one more time the regedit. John Vista Home Premium I followed the instructions to enable hidden Administrator account and it seemed to be effective in black command screen. On the System Recovery Options menu, click on System Restore You can refer the link You need to disable the external devices excluding mouse and keyboard and then try to boot. I was totally freaking out. We have ways to deal with getting the files out. Sorry if this is rambling but I hope it gives direction to replies, for which I shall be grateful.
Make your new account an Administrator, and click Create Account. Close registry editor and restart your computer. System Restore: a simple, trustworthy and quick fix by Windows itself! It should be different from corrupt account and you can rename account later on to get the same name just like before. It had been in use shortly before that. Must be a different problem to the post you mentioned Bob, thanks. . Right-click the folder, and then click Rename.
Click Start, right-click Computer, and then click Properties. Just go there and restore your system to any date when your system was working right. Hope this helps all those people out there having this same problem as I did. 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. On the Login screen, click your new account to log in to it for the first time if you don't do this, the user folder won't be created.
To do this, restart your computer and hit F8 to bring up Windows' boot menu. Boot into safe mode as above. The computer is stuck in an endless circle. There is never an option to log in with another profile or as guest. Right-click the folder that is named. 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. Restart it then it should give you options of to restart the computer.
This value for this entry will reset and return back to the original value after you have restarted the computer and logged on to the account. Click on the Start menu, type Regedit and hit Enter to start the Registry Editor. Click Manage another account, then click Create another account. This search result may help, Solved: one user uses temp profile. Log off and then back on as your new user. I don't seem to find how to get in the built-in administrator account.
Signed: Vee Vee You need to open your previous post and click the 'Mark As Answer' button at the top right of the post. How to use System Restore in Windows Vista: Hope this helps. I am so glad that I didn't go down the route of downloading stuff from the web. On the Advanced Boot Options screen, use the arrow keys to highlight Repair your computer, and then press Enter. And when you power up Administrator will be an account that you can log into. Any way, the 1521 and 1500 could be the profile issue.
My right side is empty. Read the Lacie Miracle recovery at So there we are. Select the Show hidden files, folders, and drives checkbox. The bad news is 1 that the restore points only go back a month or so, and the problem arose before that and 2 although the password for John is recognised it doesn't give access. If you can, then delete the old account. System restore There's a chance that you can fix your computer by using System Restore.