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Windows 7: Can't log on to my profile (admin) Win7

27 Oct 2010   #21
Lomai

Win7 HP (x64)/Win7 Ultimate (x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by 8vs View Post
No, I did not.
After a clean instal of windows I only installed Windows Office, AntiVir, and Mozila Firefox. Only been surfing Youtube, gmail and university webpage since that.
Ok - your system time is correct?
As for the users, could you confirm that nothing at all is listed in that folder? Even the Default one?


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27 Oct 2010   #22
8vs

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

Yes it is correct. And yes absolutelly there is absolutelly nothing in that folder. But i have just discovered something ( i think ). When i'm in the Users folder, right click anywhere, then choose properties and previous versions tab on that, there are two previous versions of Users folder which i can open and they both have a folder named my old account and a folder named Public. But the restore button on that tab is unclickable, i can only click open and copy. Should i try to copy the folders to Users folder and restart?
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27 Oct 2010   #23
Lomai

Win7 HP (x64)/Win7 Ultimate (x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by 8vs View Post
Yes it is correct. And yes absolutelly there is absolutelly nothing in that folder. But i have just discovered something ( i think ). When i'm in the Users folder, right click anywhere, then choose properties and previous versions tab on that, there are two previous versions of Users folder which i can open and they both have a folder named my old account and a folder named Public. But the restore button on that tab is unclickable, i can only click open and copy. Should i try to copy the folders to Users folder and restart?
Something to work with
Are you able to browse the folder of your old account?
Can you access the properties tab for the folder i.e. right-click the folder and select properties?

Edit

If you can, create a copy and save it on your D drive
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27 Oct 2010   #24
Bill2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

Before running a repair install, try an offline sfc scan (run from dvd). Heres how.

How to Run the System File Checker (Sfc.exe) Offline in Windows 7 and Vista - The Winhelponline Blog
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27 Oct 2010   #25
8vs

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lomai View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by 8vs View Post
Yes it is correct. And yes absolutelly there is absolutelly nothing in that folder. But i have just discovered something ( i think ). When i'm in the Users folder, right click anywhere, then choose properties and previous versions tab on that, there are two previous versions of Users folder which i can open and they both have a folder named my old account and a folder named Public. But the restore button on that tab is unclickable, i can only click open and copy. Should i try to copy the folders to Users folder and restart?
Something to work with
Are you able to browse the folder of your old account?
Can you access the properties tab for the folder i.e. right-click the folder and select properties?

Edit

If you can, create a copy and save it on your D drive
Yes, I am able to browse it and properties is accessible. And i now have it on my D disk.
Folder with a name of my profile has folders like my pictures, my music my documents etc, folder Public has folders like public music, public download etc.
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27 Oct 2010   #26
Lomai

Win7 HP (x64)/Win7 Ultimate (x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by 8vs View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lomai View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by 8vs View Post
Yes it is correct. And yes absolutelly there is absolutelly nothing in that folder. But i have just discovered something ( i think ). When i'm in the Users folder, right click anywhere, then choose properties and previous versions tab on that, there are two previous versions of Users folder which i can open and they both have a folder named my old account and a folder named Public. But the restore button on that tab is unclickable, i can only click open and copy. Should i try to copy the folders to Users folder and restart?
Something to work with
Are you able to browse the folder of your old account?
Can you access the properties tab for the folder i.e. right-click the folder and select properties?

Edit

If you can, create a copy and save it on your D drive
Yes, I am able to browse it and properties is accessible. And i now have it on my D disk.
Folder with a name of my profile has folders like my pictures, my music my documents etc, folder Public has folders like public music, public download etc.
Ok before going with that Bill has suggested, could you check if you are able to edit the permissions on your user folder (not the public one)?
Right click>Properties>Security Tab> Select Edit and see if the password prompt is accessible i.e. a dialogue prompts you for the PW - try the PW and see if it works
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27 Oct 2010   #27
8vs

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

It does not prompt me for a password, but yes, it is accessible.
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27 Oct 2010   #28
Lomai

Win7 HP (x64)/Win7 Ultimate (x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by 8vs View Post
It does not prompt me for a password, but yes, it is accessible.
Can you post snips of the properties tab (may have to be multiple snips with each user name depicted and the respective permissions) ?
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27 Oct 2010   #29
8vs

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

Are these the ones you wanted?

edit
The one permission you don't see is special permissions and it's unchecked in all of those.


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27 Oct 2010   #30
Lomai

Win7 HP (x64)/Win7 Ultimate (x64)
 
 

Yes thanks.
Could you edit the permissions for the last user name (Users) and check allow for all the entries in the permissions? Once done, reboot and see if you can log-in to the previous account.
If that does not work, we are going to have to go the route suggested by Bill, sfc/scannow via the DVD media, if not for a clean reinstall. Sometimes permissions modification in 7 does not work out well

Keep us posted and regards
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