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W8.1 sometimes can't find my profile

  1. #11


    Posts : 22,576
    64-bit Windows 10


    Tru dat. Just be sure to back up anything that you do not want to lose first to be safe.

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  2. #12


    Posts : 38
    Windows 8


    What I did was create a new administrator account with a slightly different name. Everything is working well and the computer opens to the proper (new) user. The original corrupted user administrator account is still there. I have been restarting the computer time after time and it has not opened on the temp desktop yet. Can I just now delete the corrupted account, and I'm done? Or, do I still have to do something in the registry? Thanks for all your help.
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  3. #13


    Posts : 22,576
    64-bit Windows 10


    Sure, after you copy anything you may have wanted from the old account to the new one, you could delete the old account.
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