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corrupted profile - blank desktop

  1. #1


    ricardo.l Guest

    corrupted profile - blank desktop

    After logon, I only see an empty destop, and I can access the task manager by
    CTRL-ALT_DEL. I could run a sfc/scannow, which went fine but no improvements.

    I am sure my profile is corrupted but I am not able to access control panel
    to create a new one. Everything is loaded correctly in processes list.
    Where can I find a procedure to solve this issue?
    thx alot


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  2. #2


    mattie Guest

    RE: corrupted profile - blank desktop

    When looking at the task list, click new task and browse to where your
    profile site (ie your user name) then rename it to something diferent. Upon
    logging back in, your machine should create a new profile... If thats what
    you want to do.

    "ricardo.l" wrote:

    > After logon, I only see an empty destop, and I can access the task manager by
    > CTRL-ALT_DEL. I could run a sfc/scannow, which went fine but no improvements.
    >
    > I am sure my profile is corrupted but I am not able to access control panel
    > to create a new one. Everything is loaded correctly in processes list.
    > Where can I find a procedure to solve this issue?
    > thx alot
    >

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  3. #3


    ricardo.l Guest

    RE: corrupted profile - blank desktop

    great, thanks a lot, it worked fine.
    Rick

    "mattie" wrote:

    > When looking at the task list, click new task and browse to where your
    > profile site (ie your user name) then rename it to something diferent. Upon
    > logging back in, your machine should create a new profile... If thats what
    > you want to do.
    >
    > "ricardo.l" wrote:
    >

    > > After logon, I only see an empty destop, and I can access the task manager by
    > > CTRL-ALT_DEL. I could run a sfc/scannow, which went fine but no improvements.
    > >
    > > I am sure my profile is corrupted but I am not able to access control panel
    > > to create a new one. Everything is loaded correctly in processes list.
    > > Where can I find a procedure to solve this issue?
    > > thx alot
    > >

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  4. #4


    Join Date : Dec 2009
    Posts : 1
    Windows Vista Home Basic 32bit
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    Re: corrupted profile - blank desktop

    May I know exact steps to rename the folder?

    I have the same problem, but when I go to C:\Users\MY_OLDUSERNAME i am unable to rename my own user profile. (logged in as MY_OLDUSERNAME)

    MY_OLDUSERNAME is also my only administrator account.

    Thanks

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