The last step, right-click the S-1-5 folder, which is named. Solution 3: Create a New User Account For the purpose of fixing the corrupt user profile that causes you not be able to log on to Windows 10, it is feasible to add a new account to Windows 10. Then follow these steps: 1 Press Win+R Windows logo key and R key at the same time. This value for this entry will reset and return back to the original value after you have restarted the computer and logged on to the account. Before attempting to try methods listed in this guide, a computer must be restarted first. Select the Safe Mode option and press enter. By choosing , you will get into the default Windows Administrator account but some features will not work.
References: WindowsRegistry Windows7 WindowsVista Windows8 HowTo TechTips Need some help with your computer? Click Settings under the User Profiles area. If you want to try some quick fixes, you can try the methods mentioned below as well. While above two reasons are commonly being quoted on online help communities and forums, we believe this error is also occurring when the user profile is not exactly corrupted. I tried your replace all child object permission with inheritable permissions from the is object thing, but I got some access denied messages due to something with WindowsApps. I started out using Properties sif Libraries and Folders to do so. Step 4 Next, look at the dates and select the nearest restore point, at the moment that your Windows computer was working fine. I am the administrator and can't do anything.
This error is occurring because Windows 10 is creating a new user profile by making use of files from the default profile which is corrupted. There is a good explanation of torrent files at the Neosmart website. Not sure if one of these is what is causing these problems for everyone. Boot into safe mode as above. Click on the Start menu, type Regedit and hit Enter to start the Registry Editor. Double-click on the ProfileImagePath to make sure that this is the user account profile that has the error. Solution 2: Change User Profile Value in Registry Editor To fix Windows 10 user profile service failed login, you can struggle to adjust the value for the user profile.
If not, then I'm afraid it is time to do a reinstall. I experienced the same issue and wondered why it was only happening to one of my test computers, even after imaging again. I decided to try one more time the regedit. Reset your computer and attempt to log in again and you might be able to successfully get in this time. Although your personal files will not be deleted from the computer, all the installed software and apps will be deleted in this process. I like most people had tried several fixes but nothing was working. They were all part of a network that connected several offices and I've been going crazy with permission issues.
Remember to backup your Registry following the instructions at the start of this article. Now before you try solving the problem, log on to the Windows by using an account that has got administrative permissions or restarts in the safe mode to log on using the inbuilt administrator account. Step 2: In the Advanced Boot Menu, highlight the Safe Mode with Networking option by using your arrow and then hit Enter. I did put the reinstallation disk in and try and run it but it asked for password to continue but it wont take my password. Once your computer has been rebooted and the restore process has been completed, login to your Windows computer in the normal mode, not Safe Mode anymore. Use Windows Explorer to go to your old user's folder, which is most likely: C:Users Press Alt, click Tools and select Folder Options.
Only thing that is strange is it does not effect all users. So, it is important that you keep your Windows updated. Click on each one in turn, then in the Main Window look at the ProfileImagePath and make sure it's the account with the problem. Instead, you'll have to follow either one of the two methods below to successfully access your desktop. Right-click the matching result and choose Run as Administrator.
The process is a lengthy one and might consume some good amount of time. On the Login screen, click your new account to log in to it for the first time if you don't do this, the user folder won't be created. Set its value to 0 zero as well. We can help you with anything from providing you independent advice through setting up, fixing or upgrading your computer, to teaching you how to use your computer, on a 1-to-1 basis. Donna I have been searching for 2 days for a fix and this is what actually fixed it for me. Now, look at folder names starting with S-1-5. If you are not sure how to enter Safe Mode in Windows 7, see.
The problem should be solved. You can do it by repeatedly pressing F8 key while your computer loads, or using we provide. Edwin Ashton wrote: We are a Free for Education user and cannot open a ticket. I am having real problems trying to resolve this problem. All have Avast for Business, paid version. In case, you are not able to log in with your user profile, then you can try to get into Windows with either of the following two ways: a Log in through another user account that has admin rights.
I'll pass this on directly to my head of support just in case. The built-in Administrator account is disabled by default in Vista. For this, press the Windows + X keys together on your keyboard and open the Win+X menu. However, if no other administrative accounts exist on the system it may be enabled. I am wondering about a Windows Update that might have caused this since the issue is pretty wide-spread. Still getting The User Profile Service Failed The Logon Windows 10 error? Hi badgrrrl, Welcome to Vista Forums.
User profile cannot be loaded. Step 2: The Settings window will open. This conclusion is based on our testing which makes it surprisingly easy to create a new user profile on the same computer which was generating error messages. Did any of them put support tickets in with us? You should be able to log in to your profile now. Windows can occasionally run into problems reading your user profile if you happen to have an antivirus scan running at the time.