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Windows 7: Win7 SP1 registry help. No access to Admin

3 Weeks Ago   #1
JSmith2011

Win7 SP1
 
 
Win7 SP1 registry help. No access to Admin

First off, this site is awesome so thank you to the contributors who make this place great.

My work laptop (Lenovo Win7 SP1) has been crapping out lately with random restarts etc

I have two accounts on this machine (primary is JS with full admin control) second is Admin with zero control.

My primary (JS) profile will NOT load and gives me the user profile error. I did the registry tweak of changing the .bak and resetting the values to 0. This worked briefly and now itís back to messing up once again. I do have access to the 2ndary profile (Admin) but it has limited rights to change anything.

I am in a big time bind here so if anyone could help, it would be greatly appreciated.

Things of note which I have already tried and have failed:
- start in safe mode (doesnít work)
Edited registry values (briefly worked)
I cannot lose my C: data nor am I able to back it up seeing as I donít have any rights.

Please help!! Thanks in advance!!.


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3 Weeks Ago   #2
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP 64
 
 

If I understood right, you now can only log in as Admin that has no administrator rights.

Under Admin, try to enable the Administrator account.
Open CMD window and type

net user administrator /active:yes
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3 Weeks Ago   #3
JSmith2011

Win7 SP1
 
 

Hi Mega, that is correct. Iíve broken my back trying to get it working and still no luck.

I also tried your suggestion last night with no luck. I believe the system files are corrupted because even trying to login to the secondary account is giving my computer a heart attack.
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3 Weeks Ago   #4
JSmith2011

Win7 SP1
 
 

Just another point of reference:
I have 4-5 profile registry lines for some reason. Some are labeled .TMP. Once this computer loads up, I’ll screenshot it for you
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3 Weeks Ago   #5
F22 Simpilot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

You may want to try a repair install. It sounds like Windows corruption for sure and the cause of this may in fact be your HDD. So I would at least backup your important data now. You can do so with an external USB HDD.

You can also clone your current computer to an external USB HDD with AOMEI Backupper. But it may copy over corrupt files.

Repair Install


Something else that might be going on here is just that the profile is corrupt, obviously. It can be fixed, but can you create another account with Admin rights?
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3 Weeks Ago   #6
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

Use boot media to copy any valuable data to a safe place.

After that, try a restore point to a time before you had the problem.

boot media includes windows explorer, internet, browser, disk management, shadowcopyview, Aomei partition manager, Aomei Backupper, Eset antivirus, windows system recovery options, and lots of other useful tools.

17514x86.iso

17514x64-v6.iso
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3 Weeks Ago   #7
JSmith2011

Win7 SP1
 
 

Nope, the ďAdminĒ account wonít let me create another profile anymore for some reason
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3 Weeks Ago   #8
F22 Simpilot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Then try a system restore and if that don't work go back and read what else I said.
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3 Weeks Ago   #9
JSmith2011

Win7 SP1
 
 

System restore doesnít have a restore point unfortunately.

Itís still on the welcome screen but I hear the HDD churning so Iíll have access to Admin hopefully shortly
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3 Weeks Ago   #10
JSmith2011

Win7 SP1
 
 

Ok update: was able (somehow) to log into JS in safe mode. Pictures incoming so thanks for your patience.
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