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Stuck in temporary profile WHILE system restore Wont Work

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    Windows 8

    Stuck in temporary profile WHILE system restore Wont Work


    Hey guys it seems like most of the time (not always) when I update my computer I get stuck in a temporary profile just like 2 days ago. I've tried system restore which doesn't work because of my antivirus. So I disabled avast. Says the same thing. That my antivirus won't let system restore access a file. I then decided to do a system restore in advanced options (holding down shift while you press restart) I then got another error when I did this. An unidentified error occurred during system restore (0x8007051a)

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    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Andreas, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    The tutorial below may be able to help with the temporary profile error in Windows 8.

    https://www.eightforums.com/tutorials...ofile-fix.html
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    Windows 8


    Thanks for the welcome and I will check it out tomorrow since My laptop is away, but do you think I can preform a system restore once I get out of the temporary profile? Just wondering since this might happen again.

    Brink, i was hoping you'd respond you seem like a celebrity on the forums lol.
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    You'll most likely have the same issue with system restore since your AV program is interfering with it.

    Hopefully, the tutorial will be able to help.
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    It's strange because I've done multiple system restores before with avast and I've never had a problem. Maybe it's a virus? Cuz I did get a lot of avast alerts that day.
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    It could be, but scan your system with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free to see if it finds anything to help determine.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    It could be, but scan your system with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free to see if it finds anything to help determine.
    So I followed the tutorial on how to exit the temporary profile and I believe it worked out good. The worst part is most of my settings are gone for example my wallpaper, my LEDs, desktop, and etc. I did preform a backup of my C: drive which is good. Im just gonna run that malwarebytes which I already had installed before (didnt even realize that for a while) and then I will try a system restore unless I shouldnt. I'll update how it goes. Thanks Brink!
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    You're most welcome. I'm glad to hear that it's going good so far.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    You're most welcome. I'm glad to hear that it's going good so far.
    So I preformed a system restore and all it restored was the LEDs and my wallpaper(gave me same message as last time though). I found a few malwares, but I got rid of them. You have a fix for the 0x8007051a error. I don't think its avast since I've always been using system restore with it. Oh and I did disable it and got the same message.
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    That error is usually associated with corrupted system files, but not sure since you get the same error when trying to do a system restore at boot as well. You could see if running a sfc scannow command may allow you to successfully do a system restore.

    If not, then you may need to refresh Windows instead.
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