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Something Weird on User Login

  1. #1


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1

    Something Weird on User Login


    So here's what's happening:

    While logged in as administrator, I tried to view the files in my user account (which I normally use, for security reasons). The system then said it would take a little while to reformulate things so that I could view my user account file system while in admin account. After it was done working, I could indeed view my user account files from admin mode.

    Afterward, however, I logged into my user account but the system said it was "preparing" my account. Finally, when it logged me in, it notified me that it had created a temporary account but that in order to get into my user account, I'd have to try again later, or "contact my administrator" -- which is me.

    Can anybody help me out here? Thanks.

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  2. #2


    Posts : 2,191
    Windows 8.1


    Hi Truthblade,

    I have no first-hand experience with your issue but others have reported a similar situation. Have a look here and see if you can find anything useful:

    https://www.eightforums.com/tutorials...ofile-fix.html


    my2cents
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  3. #3


    Posts : 1,875
    Windows 10 Pro Prieview x64


    I had this exact problem also. My2Cents link fixed it for me - good luck.
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  4. #4


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1


    Quote Originally Posted by my2cents View Post
    Hi Truthblade,

    I have no first-hand experience with your issue but others have reported a similar situation. Have a look here and see if you can find anything useful:

    https://www.eightforums.com/tutorials...ofile-fix.html


    my2cents
    But will this delete all my saved files in that account?
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  5. #5


    Posts : 2,191
    Windows 8.1


    Quote Originally Posted by Truthblade View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by my2cents View Post
    Hi Truthblade,

    I have no first-hand experience with your issue but others have reported a similar situation. Have a look here and see if you can find anything useful:

    https://www.eightforums.com/tutorials...ofile-fix.html


    my2cents
    But will this delete all my saved files in that account?
    I have never had the need to use that procedure nor have I reviewed it in depth so maybe adamf (or someone else that has used it) would be in a better position to answer your questions regarding same.
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