What causes Windows Profiles to become corrupted?

Posted on 2010-01-08
Last Modified: 2012-05-08
I have certain windows xp machines that routinely experience profile corruptions. Does anybody have any ideas as to the cause/fix to this.
Question by:sctowne
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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:

    Author Comment

    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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