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Windows 8 keeps signing me into a temporary profile.

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    Windows 8 keeps signing me into a temporary profile.


    I've had my Windows 8 computer for several months... it's been working really well, absolutely no problems.

    But today... when I turned on my computer... I signed into my account like always (the only admin account on the computer)... and it keeps signing me into a temporary profile instead.

    A balloon pops up in the corner, telling me it's a temporary account and to try again later or something.

    I restarted the computer about five times... but still... it keeps taking me to a temporary account, rather than my real account.

    Please help.

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    64-bit Windows 10 build 10166


    Hello x1wi, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    You might see if the tutorial below may be able to help with this error.

    These below are for the differences in some of the steps in Windows 8.



    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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