Re: "Temporary User Profile" always loads!
> Please please can someone help me with this??
> The problem started when I decided to do a reboot after installing some
> Since then whenever I log on it takes ages displaying the "welcome"
> message, then comes up with the dreaded "preparing your desktop"
> message. It then loads a "temporary user profile" and says that any
> changes made while logged on to this profile will be lost afterwards,
> and to check the event log or contact the network administrator.
> I've read heaps about this problem happening to people with vista and
> windows 7 (I have vista home ed). It's supposed to be due to a
> corrupted profile, and so if you delete the profile in the "regedit"
> thing it's supposed to fix itself. Others have also suggested creating
> a new account and transferring everything.
> I have tried countless restarts, restoring the system, deleting the
> user profile (all my stuff is now fully backed up) and creating new
> accounts. None of it works - a temporary profile still loads from a
> newly created account, and even in safe mode and from the built in
> administrator account.
> I'm at a total loss as to what to do!!
> I use my computer every day for work so you can hopefully imagine how
> frustrating this is!
> I would be so grateful if someone had an answer!!
Verify the permissions on the profile directory.