PLEASE HELP! i just wanna log in normally!

paradive

Senior Member
#1
so, i had a reinstall.
i set up for the next week or 2 under "owner", which i changed to "james", then a WEEK LATER, realized it was still saving everything to c:\owner instead of c:\james.

annoyed by this, i copied everything to c:\james then changed some registry values: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList where i set them all to point to c:\james instead of c:\owner.

now..... nothing.
all i get EVERY TIME i log in is a default desktop and "you've logged into a temporary account" bubble.

PLEASE TELL ME SOME IDEAS! THIS IS DRIVING ME INSANE!

***EDIT*** got it.
 


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Trouble

Noob Whisperer
#2
You don't say which version of Windows 7 you are currently having issues with (Home Basic or Premium, Pro or Above).
I've had this issue before but only with domain user accounts, so ....
The first thing I would recommend since you've stated you've altered the registry is to first attempt a system restore to a point in time prior to the problem first occurring or perhaps at least before the problem became worse as the current issue suggests.
Second I would recommend either activating the local (hidden) administrator account or creating another local account as a member of the local administrator's group and use that account to further your trouble shooting efforts.
This is the article I used to resolve my own problem regarding an identical issue.
Error message: "The User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded
Good luck and keep us posted as to how you are progressing.
Regards
Randy
 


paradive

Senior Member
#3
You don't say which version of Windows 7 you are currently having issues with (Home Basic or Premium, Pro or Above).
I've had this issue before but only with domain user accounts, so ....
The first thing I would recommend since you've stated you've altered the registry is to first attempt a system restore to a point in time prior to the problem first occurring or perhaps at least before the problem became worse as the current issue suggests.
Second I would recommend either activating the local (hidden) administrator account or creating another local account as a member of the local administrator's group and use that account to further your trouble shooting efforts.
This is the article I used to resolve my own problem regarding an identical issue.
Error message: "The User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded
Good luck and keep us posted as to how you are progressing.
Regards
Randy
ultimate.
i got it temporarily fixed.
in that i pointed all accounts to the old "owner" folder and just log in as Administrator now.......
not perfect, but it works.
 


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