User account logs in with Temporary profile

Posted on 2011-03-22
Last Modified: 2012-07-26
In an attempt to correct a problem on a computer, I manually removed the users profile from "users" (windows 7)  I also removed it from the control panel "users".  Now each time the user logs on they get "you have been logged on with a temporary profile, you cannot access your files.
So each time I log on as the user all the settings are gone.  
I've already logged on as Administrator and added the user manually, but that didn't fix it.

How do I fix this?
Question by:J.R. Sitman
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ID: 35195406
when you say manually, do you mean through computer management or in control panel?

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Nivlesh earned 500 total points
ID: 35195408
this kb article should be of help .. its for vista but should be same win 7

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by:J.R. Sitman
ID: 35195420
First I went to "C" then users and deleted the users files.  That didn't work so next I did it through control panel "users" that didn't work either.  By didn't work I mean it deleted the user, but when I log back on as them they get the temp profile
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ID: 35195467
did you do the registry edit?

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by:Vishal Patel
ID: 35195550
Try this registry fix. It has helped me a lot of time. The chances are 99% to get rid of the problem you have.  Temp-Profile.reg

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by:J.R. Sitman
ID: 35195695
Thanks, worked perfectly.

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ID: 38228514
The reg file worked great. thanks

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