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User profile gone in win 7

Posted on 2014-12-31
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User logs into win 7 and all data gone - no usual my docs etc

I've yet to see this computer but any point restoring to a previous date ?

If that doesn't work what to do ?
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There is a good chance you can recover it. A backup is usually kept and can be accessed by making a simple registry change. Take a look here for the explanation and instructions.

http://blogs.technet.com/b/deployment_field_notes/archive/2011/11/03/a-corrupted-profile-problem.aspx
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Yes this happens quite a bit in fact. If you fallow the link flubbster added you should be able to get everything corrected again.
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