Fix “Logged on with a Temporary Profile” in Windows 7

August 15th, 2011

If you meet “You have been logged on with a Temporary profile” in windows 7,this mean windows 7 can not load your profile properly.You can follow the below 2 method to fix issue.

Method One

         Normally something of your profile wrong caused this error,eg:you relocated your profile to other location but missed some system file,such as NTUSER.DAT,or some of your profile’s system files were overwrited by your old profile from Vista or Xp.Anyway you can follow Microsoft‘s solution to fix this issue.

  1. Log on to the system by using an administrative user account other than the user account that is experiencing the problem.
  2. Back up all data in the current user’s profile folder if the profile folder still exists, and then delete the profile folder. By default, the profile resides in the following location:
  3. Click Start, type regedit in the Start Search box, and then press ENTER.
  4. Locate the following registry subkey:
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList
  5. Under the ProfileList subkey, delete the subkey that is named SID.bak.
  6. Log off ,log on
Method Two
      Sometimes system files crashed might also caused this error,then you need to do sfc /scannow  to repair the bad system file,or try to do a system restore

One Response to “Fix “Logged on with a Temporary Profile” in Windows 7”

  1. joseph luna says:

    I deleted the HP simplepass and haven’t had a problem in over a month. The simplepass stores security information like fingerprints and passwords, my computer never had a fingerprint reader and I never used the HP simplepass.

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