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Windows 7: How do I repair the built-in Administrator account ?


30 Apr 2012   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 
How do I repair the built-in Administrator account ?

I accidentally deleted the profile list for the administrator account. I enabled the administrator account by opening command prompt as an Administrator and typed in net user administrator /active:yes . When I logged into the Administrator account I was told I am logged in as a temporary account. So I deleted the .bak and the other profile in the list for Administrator.

Now when I enable the administrator account and I try to log in I get this error message " User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded. " I could log in to my account without any issues.

Added: I was able to rebuild the Built-in ADMINISTRATOR account by trying to log in to it in SAFE MODE. I was successfully able to log in without being told that I am signed in as a temporary account. So I restarted and tried to log in , in normal mode which I successfully did. My other issue is I am not able to remove the C:\Users\TEMP account. Its not inside the user account area. its only listed in the C:\Users. I did take ownership of the entire folder but still wasn't able to delete it.


Removed C:\Users\TEMP folder by adding the " USERS " name in the security tab under Group or User names. It removed the lock that was on the TEMP folder and I was able to remove the folder by pressing the DELETE button.

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01 May 2012   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Can you do a System Restore to a date before this mess got started?
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