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What causes Windows Profiles to become corrupted?

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I have certain windows xp machines that routinely experience profile corruptions. Does anybody have any ideas as to the cause/fix to this.
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Have you got the user profile hive cleanup service installed? This fixed a few profile problems with me.

Download is here if you need it:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=1B286E6D-8912-4E18-B570-42470E2F3582&displaylang=en
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Thanks NetworkMonkey, Ill give it a try
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After logging in the affected machine as administrator and installing the utility, I was able to login to the corrupted profile, with no issues.

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