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Temporary profile error - cant restore or refresh

  1. #1

    Temporary profile error - cant restore or refresh


    Hi

    Since in installed windows 8 updates yesterday I have been put into a temporary profile when I login to my machine.

    i have tried to resolve this using safe mode, system restore, refresh pc and automatic repair.

    however I keep being put into a temporary profile as none of these have worked.

    how can I sort this out?

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  2. #2


    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello DM, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    You might see if using the same method for this error in Windows 7 and Vista in the tutorial below may be able to help fix it for you in Windows 8. The process should be the same.

    User Profile Error - Logged on with a Temporary Profile

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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