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Windows 7: Domain Computer - Temporary Profile - No Registry SID

05 Apr 2016   #1
Punkrulz

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Domain Computer - Temporary Profile - No Registry SID

Good morning all,

Yesterday I ran into a strange issue with one of my domain users on a shared workstation. I'm not sure if this is happening to a few other users since many people use this workstation. A user would attempt to login to the machine, however would receive notifications that he's being logged in with a temporary profile. I think, no big deal... I'll go through and clear out his profile on the machine right? Wrong.

This time around, there is 1) No old user folder for his username. 2) There is no SID for the user in the registry. 3) When running whoami /user and getting the SID for the user that way, there is clearly no profile for this user's SID.

Now I don't know what to do in order to resolve the temporary profile issue for this person. I believe none of this information exists because a profile has never been made for him since the computer has been implemented. Searching around Google has numerous suggestions about clearing out the profile from the registry, but I can't find anything that says what to do when said profile doesn't exist.

Any ideas?


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