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Windows 7: Can't log in new users, missing "default" folder

24 Nov 2012   #1

Can't log in new users, missing "default" folder

Ok, just when I thought I saw it all..

Trying to create a new user on my Windows 7 laptop. The process works, but when I try to log in I get the "User profile can't be loaded" error.

Back to the other account and I see that the C:\Users\Default is missing and the data can't be copied from it to build the new user profile.

Any tips on restoring this would be greatly appreciated. I'm thinking I can grap the folder off my desktop PC but I thought I'd check here first.


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24 Nov 2012   #2


Update: Looks like it worked by copying the Default folder from my desktop PC to the C:\Users folder on my laptop.
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