cannot log on even though I know the password is correct.

November 4, 2013 at 08:07:43
Specs: Windows Vista
Keep getting "The user Profile Service failed to log on" and " User Profile cannot be loaded" I have tried many times using the right password to log on but to no avail.

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November 4, 2013 at 08:35:11
There must be a virus because a lot of folks are being slammed with corrupted user profiles. In essence what you have to attempt is logging in under the admin account which can be tricky when you have insufficient privileges. the idea in simple: log in as administrator, create a new user account with admin privileges and copy stuff from the old account to the new. When you are sure you have copied what you need, delete the old account. Here is a microsoft take on this:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/947215

To err is human but to really screw things up, you need a computer!


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