Fix “You have been logged on with Temporary profile” issue in Windows 7

Whenever we are working in any Windows domain environment, we might face up with several login related issues. Most of the cases it occurs due to some inadequate connectivity problem between the server and client system, and it resolves just by rejoining the system into the domain.

Sometimes when we are trying to login to our profile a very well known message appears on the display is “You have been logged on with Temporary profile” , first we need to learn why such message shows ?.. Lets know about the fact.

Why Windows 7 loads with temporary profile?

It basically happens when your profile got corrupted , and when you provide your credentials windows start searching of your profile according to your given credentials, if Windows fails to find the same(because your profile got corrupted) , it allows you to login with a temporary profile to work with. Sometimes restarting the system fix the issue but the same not works follow below methods carefully.

How to Fix windows 7 temporary profile issues?

Method 1 :

Rename the temp profile registry and return the old registry settings for the right profile. This technique works more often than not for me in Workgroup and Domain environment.

Step 1.: After logging in with the temp profile goto the registry setting by pressing the Win+R key, it will open the run box in front of you then type over there “regedit” and hit enter.

Step 2.: Now navigate to the following path.

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Step 3.: You will find same key in both profile list but there will be one profile with .bak extension, that one is your old original profile.

Step 4.: Now rename the new profile key ( which is not having.bak) and remove .bak from correct profile key.

Step 5.: Restart the system and log in to your old profile.

Method 2 :

This issue basically happens with the OS, so sometimes disk checkup can solve the issue .

Step 1.: open the command prompt with admin privilege , click on the start button and search over there CMD, a Command Prompt option suppose to appear right click on the same and click on Run as administrator.

Step 2.: Type over there chkdsk /f /r and hit enter , after that restart the system. Now when it will boots up a disk checking activity will perform to the system.

Step 3.: after that restart the system and try to login, it suppose to login successfully if the issue is related with HDD bad sectors.


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