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You've been signed in with a temporary profile - Fix

  1. #150


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    64-bit Windows 10


    Since you're back at square one, see if using the steps below instead may work better for you. They're for Windows 10, but are still the same for Windows 8.

    Fix You've been signed in with a temporary profile in Windows 10 - Windows 10 User Accounts Tutorials

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  2. #151


    Posts : 4
    Window 10


    Ah I forgot about the Ten Forum. Anyway, I did what you say in ten forum (which is also the same as I saw in the youtube). It still don't work.

    Right now, I'm back to where I was in the first post. I delete the .bak SID key and change my address to my main account in (without .bak) SID key. Got rid of the temp profile message, and I still cant get into my users profile
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  3. #152


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    64-bit Windows 10


    If you have a SID with and without .bak for your profile, be sure to use step 12.

    Fix You've been signed in with a temporary profile in Windows 10 - Windows 10 User Accounts Tutorials
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  4. #153


    Posts : 4
    Window 10


    That what I meant, I tried step 12 but it didnt work, well, it did get rid of temp profile message but like i say i cant get into my user profile with all my stuff.

    Just now i tried it again but it only got without .bak so I did step 10...same thing. Hell, I even delete my account folder (I already got the files backup) from build-up administrator and delete the SID key. It now create another folder with my same account name on it but it empty inside.

    Right now my account say it is administrator but it Local account. I cant even sign in with microsoft account!
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  5. #154


    Posts : 22,391
    64-bit Windows 10


    In the worse case, you can delete all SID keys (with and without .bak) for you account, to have a new profile folder created for your account.

    You can then copy over any files you wanted from your original profile folder to the new one.
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  6. #155


    Posts : 1
    Window 8.1


    Hello Brink ,thanks for the detailed steps of instruction, it did work. But sadly now my laptop became very very slow(booting , loading apps and all) . Would that Hiren Boot cd(☝shown above thread) will help?
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  7. #156


    Posts : 22,391
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello MST, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    As a test, is it still slow while signed in to another account, or only in this one?

    If it is still slow, then you might see if refreshing Windows may help.

    Refresh Windows 8
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