• Status: Solved
  • Priority: Medium
  • Security: Public
  • Views: 862
  • Last Modified:

corrupted profile - recreate it

hi,

I am using windows server 2003. one of the term serve profiles is corrupted. I need to re-create it. how can i accomplish this?
0
intelogent
Asked:
intelogent
2 Solutions
 
getzjdCommented:
log off the damaged profile and login as an administrator.  Delete the profile through your system properties ... right click on My Computer --> Properties -->Advanced --> user profiles
If it gives you an error when deleting, then reboot the server and sign on again as an admin and try deleting the profile again.  If it still gives you an error, schedule a chkdsk to run and repair errors on the next reboot.
0
 
kram0Commented:
Hi intelogent,
I'd restore from a bcakup if that is an option.
Otherwise, you should be able to delete the offending profile from the machine (under System Properties => Advanced). If it is a roaming profile, delete or rename the source directory (you may need to recreate an empty directory with adequate security).
Now when you log in using that account it will be generated using the "Default" settings from "Documents and Settings\Default User".
0
 
intelogentAuthor Commented:
guys sorry it took me so long to [ost the points....
thanks for the help
0

Featured Post

Concerto Cloud for Software Providers & ISVs

Can Concerto Cloud Services help you focus on evolving your application offerings, while delivering the best cloud experience to your customers? From DevOps to revenue models and customer support, the answer is yes!

Learn how Concerto can help you.

Tackle projects and never again get stuck behind a technical roadblock.
Join Now