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Question: user profile service_service failed the logon_user profile cannot be loaded

when i try to create a new user profile ~ with or without a password, it shows up on the main login page, but when i click on it to open, the message "UserProfileService_service failed the logon_user profile cannot be loaded". i have searched microsoft support with little solutions listed. and the ones that are listed seem too technical for me to be trying on my own. there are many posts there with this problem, but they all seem to be several years old. are there any current fixes to this problem?

i am using windows 7. i have never been able to create any accounts other than my administrator account & the one account i use for all my general computer use. i have been using norton 360 with no problems. i have resorted to just using any "log in/log out' links on all the sites my husband wants to use.

i am really not all that confident doing anything super technical to fix this, since i don't have a real understanding of different extensions or types of files. i am afraid i could really mess everything up really bad. but, it would just be SO MUCH EASIER & FASTER if i had my account & my husband had his own account.

if you can help me out with a fairly easy fix here, i would be so happy. and, if you post an answer to this post, please speak like you would to a 5 year old. i don't know most terms, but if i was helped every step of the way, i'm confident i can do this myself... that is if there really is a solution to this problem...

thank you!
kelly

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As of today, in our domain environment consisting of Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 Enterprise machines, we are experiencing the "User Profile service failed the sign-in - User profile cannot be loaded" error message whenever a user tries to login.
This only affects users new to the particular machine. If they have signed on before and already have a cached account the computer logs them in with no issue. This is occurring on both Win8.1 and Win7 machines. We are an academic institution so this is becoming
a huge problem in our labs. Students generally use different computers so this is popping up very frequently. I have a solution for the issue. It appears that on the non-working machines that the "Default" user profile is corrupt. I have discovered
that if I find a machine, Win8.1 or Win7, doesn't matter, that is allowing first time users to logon I can copy the "Default" user profile and replace the corrupt one. I must first permanently delete the corrupt profile before copying over the new
one. I am doing this over the network by navigating the C:\users\ folder. Even this way is becoming cumbersome though as we have over 1000 computer in labs. I have googled and googled and I keep seeing the same answers offering various solutions, none which
are any more practical than my method. I cannot find information on a cause or a reason of why this would just crop up out of nowhere. I suspect maybe a Windows update but I cannot verify that yet. ... Read more

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Hi all, I just got a new x201, which I installed ubuntu on a second partition. For a while the two systems were getting along fine, and I was able to switch between them without problems. on my last login it won't accept my credentials (pw or biometric) and says "The user profile service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded" and then returns to the login screen. Any ideas on how to fix this without nuking the system?

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I have had my Ideapad for about three months and it has been pretty faultless. It has windows 7 installed.I turned it on tonight and tried to login but got the message in the title. A google search turned up a few ideas to fix it but they all rely on being able to start the machine in Safe Mode which I can't seem to do.Has anyone got any ideas as to how I can get it sorted?Thanks,Scott

Answer:U310 idea pad. User profile service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded. Help please.

Dear Cyclingscott Welcome to Lenovo forums if the machine came preloaded with win 7 try doing a recovery for the machine to get it back to the factory statusplease be noted that all the data on the C partition will be lost you can start this process by pressing the NOVO button like the below image  then choose onekey recovery and two options will come up you will have to choose restore from initial backup an then follow the stepsThanks

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It is an HP computer that my brother brought over because it wouldn't boot. It was giving me a "bootmgr is compressed" message. So I got my Vista repair disc and uncompressed his drive. That got rid of that message but then it was giving me winload.exe errors. So I fixed that and FINALLY it booted up but when I clicked on his user account to log on, I get this error message. I have searched for answers. I came across a fix where you edit the registry if there is a duplicate entry in the profiles section but there isn't an extra one. I can boot into safe mode but I get no administrative tools, no ability to see the event viewer or manage users (idk if this is normal). I did a command I found to make the default administrator account active or something like that, and now when it boots up, there is his user account, and an admin user. If I click his user to log on, I get the error message. If I click the admin account, it loads, but it loads telling me the Vista copy is not genuine.

Anyone have any idea how to fix this? Why is the admin account telling me Vista is not genuine? Thank you.

Answer:Getting a "user profile service failed the logon. user profile cannot be loaded" message

I came across a fix where you edit the registry if there is a duplicate entry in the profiles section but there isn't an extra oneExtra one? you mean the .bak key?Did you follow this guide?http://support.microsoft.com/kb/947215

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Admin account worked fine on Monday.  The kid used her (non-admin) account in the meantime.  Now it won't log into the admin account - "The User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded."  I've read a few other boards on this issue, so I am now doing a thorough virus scan and will include results as soon as they're available.  But I am not confident about moving forward with any of the paths I've seen laid out, and some of them don't apply if you can't access the admin account anyway, so I wanted to start a thread here (I've gotten fabulous help here several times before).  It's running Vista Home Premium SP2.  AVG 2013 Internet Security.  Can't think what other specs may be relevant, but am happy to provide whatever would be of use.  Thanks!!

Answer:User Profile svc failed logon. User profile can't be loaded." on admin acct.

I got the same message when attempting to login on Windows 7, after no previous problems or changes before shutdown the night before. It continued to loop back to the logon screen even after rebooting. I ended up having to log on in Safe Mode, then do a system restore to restore back to the last restore point, which was a system checkpoint a couple of days earlier. That fixed it, and I've had no problems since. I hope that helps.

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Hello

When I tried to log on to administrator account on vista laptop this morning I got the following error massage "The User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded." I did some research and found a potential solution: The User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded.

However the problem is that the solution needs a working administrartor account and the only account I'm able to log in is a standard one with no power to change account type or boot into admin safe mode/ do a command prompt whatsoever.

Would anyone happen to have an alternative solution that doesn't require an admin account to fix this?

Answer:Vista - The User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded.

Was able to log on in safe mode and follow the registry edit procedure. Thanks anyway

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my computer is password protected. i only have one user account on it. how can i fix this without losing anything on my laptop?

Answer:vista-the user profile service failed the logon. user profile cannot be loaded

Just a thought, did you password the default administrator account?

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Hey guys,
The User Profile SERVICE *service failed the sign-in - User profile cannot be loaded
Made an error in the title
I'm getting this error when trying to sign onto a 2012 VM server.
I'm able to log onto other servers on the domain but this one.
It seems to be working for everyone else on the team to me.
I googled it and it says that my profile may be corrupt however I've never logged onto the server before so my profile never got created.

Any ideas?

Thanks

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I followed the tutorial here User Profile - Change Default Location and it worked beautifully... All my user docs are on the D drive and the Start button entires all point to the new location.

HOWEVER when I tried to log in this mornias wand was faced with my normal log in prompt for a password to my profile, it accepted it, and then told me "The user profile service failed to login. User profile cannot be loaded.

It's the only account, so I cannot get in via another account.

I assume it's looking for something on the D drive instead of the C drive (or vice versa) ... But I carefully followed the tutorial. I assume one registry setting is off. ProfileImagePath???

I can only now get in via F8 options. I tried safe mode, but there is no regedit in safe mode And it won't let me create a new account .

I can rebuild yet again (win 7 has not been kind to me) but not sure if my last image was before or after the user profile change

Are there other boot f8 boot options to get me out of the jam??

Answer:HELP! User profile service failed the login - profile cannot be loaded

Via the help panel I can now get into regedit.... But now what?

I looked at steps 10 to 14 on the tutorial and I have the correct registry setting, ie ProfileImagePath pointing to D:\users\media

So is there another registry item to change?

The ProfilesDirectory key says %systemdrive%\users. Should it be changed to d:\users??

The tutorial went on to say I could delete my c:/users/media folder....which I have not done yet, so I don't thinks it's that.

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Hi
Recently i have had a few users in our domain unable to logon due to this error. To fix the issue  i have been deleting their local profile and then logging back on so they pick up the mandatory profile stored on the server and everything then works
fine.
Server is running server 2008 r2 and workstations are running windows 7 pro. 
I have just noticed the below error in the event logs on a few of the affected machines.
Windows cannot copy file \\?\C:\Users\lnyberg\AppData\Local\Temp\jds1029303519.tmp\ to location \\?\UNC\CM-DC01$NOCSC$\Profiles$\StaffNew.V2\AppData\Local\Temp\jds1029303519.tmp\. This error may be caused by network problems or insufficient security
rights. 

DETAIL - Access is denied.
Is this what could be causing the issue with logging on? I am a bit confused as to why it would be trying to copy a temp file back to the mandatory profile on the server.
Any ideas would be great
Thanks
Shane

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hai sir,madam
iam using windows7 proffessions OS,iam unable to logon through my admin account even though the password is correct,it is showing the message"USER PROFILE SERVICE FAILED THE LOGON USER PROFILE CANNOT BE LOADED"...pls help me the problem.
in order solve this issue i tried to switch the PC into safemode by pressing F8 but it is also not working,and not showing the safe mode option on the laptop screen..

Answer:user profile service failed the logon user profile cannot be loaded

First, try a System Restore in Safe Mode. If that doesn't work, you can follow the instructions in this video which I've used several times. This does involve tweaking the registry, so only do it if you feel competant to do so.

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Hi 

I have a very annoying problem on wireless tablets running windows 8.1 update. 
The tablets boot nice and fast (approx 30-35 seconds) to the ctrl + alt + del screen. 
However the network mandatory profiles used by students do not work for another 60 seconds after that. 
For the first 60 seconds or so after ctrl+alt+del shows up they get the error message "User Profile Service Failed the sign-in.  User profile cannot be loaded".  After that they
will login just fine.  
We've looked at procmon bootlogs and it shows BADNETWORKPATH the first couple of times you try to call the network path to the mandatory profile.  
We have tired setting various Group Policy Objects to force them to wait for the network based on various other posts on this  and other sites. 
Always wait for the network, Wait for group policy processing, wait for network timeout etc.  None of them seem to make any difference. 


Can somebody explain to me how to resolve this issue. 
Cheers
Da'flibble

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hi, when i try to add an account in my microsoft laptop windows 8.1, it always show The User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded. Im done doing the process suggested before but it doesnt work, so i decided to delete
the account and from now on, i cannot add an account in my laptop. 
note. Im already done fixing it, in safe mode and make changes to registry editor, the .bak one but idoesnt work

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Hey Guys so this happened to my laptop the other day and I have only got round to fixing it now, I tried a few options like editing the .bak files etc with no luck so I recovered what I could and just deleted the user profile an that seemed to of fixed the issue.

I was just wondering if their is anyway to delete the data off the old user user profile without having to format the hard drive. As its still taking up space on my hard drive even though the profile is deleted.

Many thanks in advance

Damian

Answer:The User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded

Hello Damian, and welcome to Vista Forums.

Since you have already deleted the user account through the Control Panel, you should be able to just delete C:\Users\(user-name) folder for the old user account while logged in the new account.

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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I have literally tried every solution found online and NOTHING seems to work.  Our environment, Windows server 2008 domain controller, Windows 7 Pro x64 bit PC's.  Trying to login as a domain user and get the error " User Profile Service failed
the logon.  User profile cannot be loaded".  I can only login with the domain Administrator account, or the local administrator account.  We are NOT using Roaming profiles.  The application event logs do have event error 1500 and event
warning 1509.... see screenshot below.

What I have tried:
Microsoft FixIT 50446
Tried editing the SID's out of the registry manually per KB
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/947215
Deleted all domain user profiles from machine
Removed PC from domain and rejoined
Deleted user account from Active Directory and recreated
Verified GPO was not configured to "allow users to logon with temporary profiles"
SFC /scannow
Fresh install of Windows 7 Pro
Live Essentials was never installed (some forums referred to the .sqm file fron event ID 1509 possible relating to an issue with Live Essentials)
Google update was never installed (remember seeing it referred to in a forum as well)
 
I am now out of ideas..  This has been an ongoing issue for about a month and I am finally admitting defeat.  This is my last effort to get help before breaking down and paying the $259 to Microsoft to help resolve it.
PLEASE HELP!!
Thank... Read more

Answer:User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded.

Hi Phillip,
 
I would like to verify whether the issue only occurs on special Windows 7 computer or on all Windows 7 computers.

 
I suggest checking the permission of the user profile folders and Default folder. Make sure the users has full control of their profile folders.

 
Meanwhile, ensure the users are the owner of the C:\Users\theirname\NTUSER.dat. Also, please put NTUSER.dat in the security software exclusion
list for testing.
 
Please also post in Server Forum to get more assistance.
http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/winserversetup/threads
 
Best Regards,
NikiPlease remember to click "Mark as Answer" on the post that helps you, and to click "Unmark as Answer" if a marked post does not actually answer your question. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread.

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I have a Dell laptop that has Windows Vista. Received the below message after I typed in my password for the adminstrator account

The User Profile Service failed the logon. User Profile cannot be loaded

I went into Safe Mode and was able to get to the desktop of the laptop. I attempted to go to administrative tools to try and add a new user account but I don't see an option for that.

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

thanks

Nancy
 

Answer:The User Profile Service failed the logon. User Profile cannot be loaded

Here is the Microsoft support article for that.
 

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lately when i try to turn on the Guest user ( its my first time to turn on it)
then when i try to log on using guest i encounter a error message?
the user profile service failed to logon user profile cannot be loaded , i already try to make another user but the message or error is still appearing ,

but my main user is working im just worried about this and i already try some solution here but its not working

im using Windows 7 , thank you in advance !

Answer:The User Profile Service Failed to Logon User Profile Cannot be loaded

Hello John,

You might see if the tutorial below may be able to help fix this for you. User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded.
If not, then I'd recommend to turn off the Guest account, delete any 501 key below found for the C:\Users\Guest account at the same registry location in the tutorial above, delete the C:\Users\Guest folder, and restart the computer. This will give you a fresh start with the Guest account as if you never turned it on.

S-1-5-21-4087885203-1817915059-2930943868-501

or

S-1-5-21-4087885203-1817915059-2930943868-501.bak




Hope this helps,
Shawn

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My wife just tried to log onto her account on her Dell portable PC (which runs 64-bit Windows 7) and got the message:'The User Profile Service service failed the logon. User Profile cannot be loaded.'
I can log on (as administrator) on the same PC OK. How do I fix / re-generated her logon profile so that she can access her files?
All suggestions welcoms, tallboy

Answer:User Profile Service failed the login. User Profile cannot be loaded

Have a read here Microsoft Support

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i encounter this problem when i try to login my account which is under a domain.

User profile service failed the logon User profile cannot be loaded.

Will the OU in ad will affected this problem? Firstly, this machine hostname have not move to Finance OU. But i can login my own account. my account has move to Finance OU. I try my colleague login id as well. His user account was also in the Finance OU. but he cannot login. he get the user profile service failed the logon. user profile cannot be loaded. This is cause by OU or is it the windows issue? i have try to rejoin the domain same problem. This is a new machine so i believe the registry fix on the profile list does not help at all. i try to copy the default folder under user to my usb and then transfer to the new pc same problem as well.

anyone have any solution to it ?

Answer:User profile service failed the logon User profile cannot be loaded

You'd need to ask your IT Adminstrator.

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I had the following error:

The User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded.

I googled how to fix it. I now can't get to my photos from my other user account. How can I get to them so I can burn them on a DVD and clear up some of my hard drive? I can still see they are there in my Picasa program just can't get to them on desktop now.

Thanks,
Nici
 

Answer:The User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded.

Use an admin account, go to the account's picture folder you had before, and answer yes if it asks if it should modify security. ( haven't done this in a while so I can't remember the exact wording )
 

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Hello. I am new here. I know absolutely nothing about computers, so I wasn't even sure where I should post this thread. Please help. I am desperate. Here I will explain what the issue is AND what I tried  to do to fix it. But I failed. Recently I've had issues with my computer randomly opening a lot of windows on it's own. Yesterday I was away and my computer was on and when I came back I saw about 50 new tabs opened and all almost my computer icons seemed to have disappeared. I assumed it was just some computer mistake because no way everything go deleted on its own. So I restarted it.When I restarted it, I got the message from the title- "User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be found." I don't wanna take it to a "professional" to get it fixed because I don't trust any people here in my city- whenever I did that, they deleted ALL my files. And I have some EXTREMELY important files in this computer that I wish I had saved on USB, but I haven't, so I definitely can't lose them. I just never thought anything will go wrong with this computer, as it worked pretty much perfectly. So anyway, I decided to try to fix it on my own, despite that I admittedly know nothing about computers, I read that this issue is fairly easy to fix. So I found tutorials and forums where people say you should press f8 and it will take you to "safe boot" mode. I did this and the first 2 times nothing happened- and... Read more

Answer:User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded.

You can try to fix with Safe Mode - repeatedly tap F8 as you boot up.It may take two or three tries to start the safe mode.Continue with Safe mode and user the Administrator login.Are you able to get into the computer with Safe mode as the Administrator? **** In this context administrator is the name of a hidden account used in safe mode. Normally you would not have to use this account. It can be used to repair or create user accounts.

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Im trying to create a new user account on my computer, but every time i do that, Im unable to login to that name. Only the administrator account is accessible. All new accounts createdwill give me this message:
"The User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded." This applies to the guest account as well.

If this helps, when you go to C:\Users, only the main account's folder and a folder called "Public" is present. Im pretty sure it should have showed the folder of the newly created account. Because of this, im unable to copy files from my main account to the new account as the folder for it does not exist.

This is frustrating as im trying to create an account for my brother with parental controls. But we cant even access it without it saying that the user profile cannot be loaded. How can I fix this?

I've been following these instructions from Microsoft:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/947215
I went to the registry editor and went to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList. It seems that there isn't even any folder associated with the new account. I was only able to find a folder associated with the main account. But none for the new accounts.

Answer:The User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded

Back to the beginning...what steps did you actually take...to create a new profile?

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/fix-a-corrupted-user-profile

Louis

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I recently tried working with my Sony VAIO Desktop. I upgraded from Windows XP to Windows 7 and ever since I did this I have had a few problems (keyboard would disable after the W7 OS Loaded, etc.) I have been working to remedy this problem and others by 1) cleaning up the hard drive, registry, memory, etc. using AVG Antivirus which I recently installed and its family of products, 2) updating drivers to Video Controller and Storage Controller which AVG alerted I needed to update in Device Manager.

I attempted to update the drivers to the two controllers mentioned above and as windows started to search the internet for solutions after 1-2 hours, I did not get a response and my screen/OS became unresponsive so I had to do a cold boot. (powered off for 15 cycles - standard).

I rebooted my system this morning to find that once I logged on I got - "User Profile Service failed the Logon- User Profile Cannot be loaded" press Ok and it sent me back to the Windows 7 SP1 logon screen again. (looping)

Please provide any knowledge on what to do to remedy this issue. Thanks in advance. Daveq

Answer:User Profile Service failed the Logon- User Profile Cannot be loaded

Hello Daveq, and welcome to Seven Forums.

The tutorial below should be able to help with this error.

User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded.

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Today, Dec.20th, I wanted to create a standard user account for testing.
I named it Test.
When I tried to log on to Test account, I received the above message.
I used the tutorial compiled by Shawn but failed :
The User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded. - Vista Forums

Problems :
1. I don't remember when was the last time I successfully created a new user account. Therefore, not knowing which is the good restore point for this matter.
2. The tutorial mentioned SID key with .bak at the end.
There are 3 SID keys, but none has .bak at the end.
3. name of ProfileImagePath is as follow ...........
a.1001 belongs to t-4-2
b. 500 belongs to Administrator
c. 501 belongs to Guest
I don't see the SID key for the Test account.
Therefore, I am stuck. not knowing how to proceed.

see screenshot :



Please advise.
Thank you.

P.S. Guest account was NEVER activated.

t-4-2

Answer:User Profile Service Failed the Login User profile cannot be loaded

Hello t-4-2,

The SID key for the user profile will not be created until the first time a newly created user account is logged on to.

You might see if this part of the tutorial may be the issue you are having.

Rob Brooks-Bilson's Blog: Fix for Vista's: The User Profile Service service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded

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 Hi all, I just got a new x1 Yoga, which I installed windows 10 comes without a Wifi driver, i download the driver and instaled, when i connect to the internet for a period, windows returns to the login screen and i receive the following error message: "The User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded" when i try to login.i tried to edit the regedit by change rifcount, i tried to install windows 8 and 8.1 and windows 7 but still the same problem, i tried to install all driver with driverpack before connecting to the internet and stop the updating windows this helped me just for 3 days and the problem come back, Any ideas on how to fix this problemsorry for my bad language

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windows 7 will not let me log on to my administrator account.  this is my son"s computer. could he have downloaded something that is causing this?  how do i fix it? thanks!

Answer:the user profile service failed to logon user profile cannot be loaded

i was able to resolve the problem.  system restore in safe moce,

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Hello. I am new here. I know absolutely nothing about computers, so I wasn't even sure where I should post this thread. Please help. I am desperate. Here I will explain what the issue is AND what I tried  to do to fix it. But I failed. Recently I've had issues with my computer randomly opening a lot of windows on it's own. Yesterday I was away and my computer was on and when I came back I saw about 50 new tabs opened and all almost my computer icons seemed to have disappeared. I assumed it was just some computer mistake because no way everything go deleted on its own. So I restarted it.When I restarted it, I got the message from the title- "User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be found." I don't wanna take it to a "professional" to get it fixed because I don't trust any people here in my city- whenever I did that, they deleted ALL my files. And I have some EXTREMELY important files in this computer that I wish I had saved on USB, but I haven't, so I definitely can't lose them. I just never thought anything will go wrong with this computer, as it worked pretty much perfectly. So anyway, I decided to try to fix it on my own, despite that I admittedly know nothing about computers, I read that this issue is fairly easy to fix. So I found tutorials and forums where people say you should press f8 and it will take you to "safe boot" mode. I did this and the first 2 times nothing happened- and... Read more

Answer:User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded.

You can try to fix with Safe Mode - repeatedly tap F8 as you boot up.It may take two or three tries to start the safe mode.Continue with Safe mode and user the Administrator login.Are you able to get into the computer with Safe mode as the Administrator? **** In this context administrator is the name of a hidden account used in safe mode. Normally you would not have to use this account. It can be used to repair or create user accounts.

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I have a very bad problem with my PC. It started yesterday and the vista system repair came up and scanned my computer. When it finished I clicked finish and my PC restarted then it did it again..and again...and again.
Then I went into safe mode and virus scanned everything but came up with nothing. So I restarted my PC and it said The user profile service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded. So I clicked ok then my user account came up somehow. I clicked it and it took me to desktop except that half of my programs were gone and like nothing worked, all my documents, downloads, pictures were all gone. I can't do anything on that computer, can anyone help please??(I have googled it but none of the solutions work so I want to find an answer specific to my problem)
 

Answer:The User Profile Service failed the logon. User Profile cannot be loaded

Most likely it is loading a temporary profile.

First try a system restore to see if can recover the user profile.
http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-vista/using-windows-vista-system-restore/

If system restore fails to load while in windows or you get errors, try it from the recovery environment http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/tutorial142.html
Here is another solution to try if SR fails to work for you, it shows you how to create a new user account, then log into the new account and copy your old profile over to the new account. This article is for XP but the process is the same for Vista. See "Moving to a new user profile"

http://www.lockergnome.com/it/2004/12/15/get-it-done-recover-a-damaged-windows-xp-user-profile/
 

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Hey all 
 
Long time user of bleeping computer - gonna jump on in and join the fun and games!
 
Anyway I work in a small local computer repair shop and recently we had LOADS of Vista and Windows 7 machines with the error
 
"The User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded"
 
We can repair the fault changing the profile from temporary profile path and swapped the .bak extension in registry. 
 
But what the hell is causing it? We have had two machine back in within two weeks of initial repair. We figured windows update at first but its not a given. 
 
cheers!

Answer:"The User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded"

Have you read this Microsoft Support article?
 
There are similar articles for Vista and XP.

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Im trying to create a new user account on my computer, but every time i do that, Im unable to login to that name. Only the main account is accessible. All new accounts I create with my account will give me this message:
"The User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded." This applies to the guest account as well.

If this helps, when you go to C:\Users, only the main account's folder and a folder called "Public" is present. Im pretty sure it should have showed the folder of the newly created account. Because of this, im unable to copy files from my main account to the new but inaccessible account as the folder for it does not exist.

This is frustrating as im trying to create an account for my brother with parental controls. But we cant even access it without it saying that the user profile cannot be loaded. How can I fix this?

I've been following these instructions from Microsoft:
Error message: "The User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded
I went to the registry editor and went to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList. Apparently there should be two folders with S-1-5 that is followed by a long set of numbers but there is only one. It seems that there isn't even any folder associated with the new account. I was only able to find a folder associated with the main account. But none for the new accounts.So that method to resolve this problem doesn... Read more

Answer:The User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded

Did you try the other 2 methods from that webpage?

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Hi, When I try to start my Dell Inspiron Lap top, the error message "The user profile service. Service failed the login. User profile can not be loaded" :(What I can do to solve this issue. Please help me. I couldn't see a administrator or guest account.

Answer:User profile failed, profile can't be loaded

start tapping the F8 button as soon as you reboot, it will take you to a screen, choose last known config, if that fails do the same again and choose repair.should that fail, reboot hit F8 and choose safe mode, in safe mode create a new account, and reboot in the new account move all your files from the user file that you lost to your new account, and delete the old accounts.you can run a repair of the installation using the repair dvd you should have made when you got the laptop...but if you didnt make one you can get one here: http://neosmart.net/blog/2009/windo...if that fails you can do a factory restore, however that deletes all files and reset your laptop to the original state as in the day you bought it.see the full info herehttp://support.euro.dell.com/suppor...i hate computers!but cant help myself....

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Its my friends comp im trying to fix it 4 him but im stuck

Answer:the user profile service failed user profile cannot be loaded

http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/130095-user-profile-service-failed-logon-user-profile-cannot-loaded.html

fixed it using this

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After adding a User as a Family Member(child), when the family member logs in with his user he gets this message: The User profile service failed. The sign in user Profile cannot be loaded.

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Hello,
I currently have 5 user accounts on my windows vista 32-bit computer and I needed to create a new account. So, I logged onto the administrator account and created a new user account. Then, I logged off the administrator account and tried to log onto the new account. However, I received the following message
The user profile service failed the log on.
User profile can not be loaded.
After receiving the message I restarted the computer and attempted to log onto the new account but I received the same message.
Please help me.
Thank you in advance.

Answer:The user profile service Service failed the log on. User profile can not be loaded. Problem. Windows Vista 32-bit

Fix a corrupted user profile, Vista - http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/fix-a-corrupted-user-profile

Louis

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The thread title is a problem that I've been having while trying to create a new profile for work on my laptop. This is the error message that happens every time I try to log into this profile. All the help I've been able to find online has involved old profiles having this error, but I'm only getting this error with newly created profiles. The regedit solution that the windows site gives doesn't work because my computer isn't creating a path in the registry to that user account apparently, and I honestly have no idea how to fix this.

Answer:"user profile cannot be loaded user profile service failed the logon"

Hello iluvme4never, welcome to Seven Forums!



Start by having a look at this tutorial at the link below.


User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded

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when i switch on the lenovo laptop win 7 the user profile service service failed the logon user profile canot be loaded what to do how to solv the problem ican,t login to laptop

Answer:user profile service service failed the logon user profile canot be loaded

I receive error message: The user profile service failed the - Microsoft Answers

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I can't log into my Dell.  I only have one user account, jmanzi.  When I ener password and click enter, I get an error saying
 
"The user profile service serice failed the logon.  User Profile cannot be loaded."
I tried logging into safe mode, but I don't know how to get the safe mode menu.  My dell is running Windows Vista 64 HOME edition. 
Please help
Thanks

Answer:"The User Profile Service service failed the login, User Profile cannot be loaded

Hi JManzi,
Please run the diagnostics to check the hardware functionality. Here are the steps:

Restart the system and immediately start tapping the 'F12' key to enter the 'Boot Menu'.
Use the 'Down Arrow' key to highlight the 'Diagnostics' option. Press the 'Enter' key.
The diagnostics will begin. Please note the exact error message/code, if any appears on the screen.
You may also refer to the video on the link http://dell.to/1hrt2P4  for more information.

You may refer to the link http://dell.to/1bV0cp4 for steps on how to navigate to safe mode in windows vista.
Once you are logged on to safe mode, log on to the administrator account. Please perform the steps given on this link http://dell.to/1eIaCdi.
Hope this helps!
Keep me posted with the results. I’ll be glad to assist.

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I have a very bad problem with my PC. It started yesterday and the vista system repair came up and scanned my computer. When it finished I clicked finish and my PC restarted then it did it again..and again...and again.
Then I went into safe mode and virus scanned everything but came up with nothing. So I restarted my PC and it said The user profile service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded. So I clicked ok then my user account came up somehow. I clicked it and it took me to desktop except that half of my programs were gone and like nothing worked, all my documents, downloads, pictures were all gone. I can't do anything on that computer, can anyone help please??(I have googled it but none of the solutions work so I want to find an answer specific to my problem)

Answer:The User Profile Service service failed the logon. User Profile cannot be loaded

Originally Posted by Th3KaNgSt3R


I have a very bad problem with my PC. It started yesterday and the vista system repair came up and scanned my computer. When it finished I clicked finish and my PC restarted then it did it again..and again...and again.
Then I went into safe mode and virus scanned everything but came up with nothing. So I restarted my PC and it said The user profile service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded. So I clicked ok then my user account came up somehow. I clicked it and it took me to desktop except that half of my programs were gone and like nothing worked, all my documents, downloads, pictures were all gone. I can't do anything on that computer, can anyone help please??(I have googled it but none of the solutions work so I want to find an answer specific to my problem)



Do you have a backup to restore from? have you run system file checker (sfc /scannow)? could you tell us about your system by putting your system specs (lower left corner) so that we know what kind of hardware you have

Ken

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I have a Lenovo Ideapad Flex-4 (bought this January 2017, so fairly new device) & i have noticed that my laptop has been getting slower and slower in the past fouple of days. It freezes up randomly and some programs that i use are "not responding" more and more. But this time i had turned off my laptop and turned it back on and i had a black screen (with a white movable curser only) for like 30 minutes. I thought my computer had messed up horribly. But shortly after the 30 minute wait it finally opened up the screensaver to let me login to my account.. i then put in my pss word (which was awfully slow also) and then it was loading for a good 10 minutes so i was thinking finally!! Im getting somewhere.... Them this message popped up "The User Profile Service service failed the sign-in. User profile cannot be loaded" & now i dont know what to do! Im freaking out! My mother bought me this laptop as a gift and i hope its not screwed up for good because im literally in tears right now! So please some one help!!! ASAP!!!! Oh and also i dont know if this may have anything to do with it (i personally dont think so because my laptop was already getting slow kn start up as of yesterday but never nlt letting me login) but i did set a magnet on top of my laptop near the lower right corner (right of the touchpad & bottom right of keyboard) and it wasnt a big magnet at all... Ive just hear stories about magnets could possiy mess up a laptop but i dont know if thats true... Anyw... Read more

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I'm receiving the following error message and cannot get into my pc. Please help!!
User Profile Service service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded
 

Answer:User Profile Service service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded

is it the only login account u have in your pc ?
 

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"The User Profile Service service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded"

Is the error message i get when i try to log in to either my admin user or the one other account on the computer. As the problem is happening with both accounts i have no way to access the computer in order to fix the problem in the ways so many people have done. I was reading something about a way to enable the "Hidden Built-In Administrator Account" via a control prompt which i might be able to use to log in and fix the problems im having but i dont know how to bring up a control prompt window without loging into one of the accounts (which i cannot log into). Essentually im trying to find a way of gaining access to my computer again without wiping the files on it, it would be a pitty to lose all the information on the computer if i dont have to - so im hoping someone might be able to walk me through the fixing process i need to undertake if it is possible to solve these problems without wiping everything and starting from scratch on a blank computer. Any help would be greatly appreciated as i cant find anything on this specific issue (most people seem to be able to log into at least one user still but i cannot use any of the users on my computer), its driving me nuts having to borrow other peoples laptops etc in the meantime so again any help would be muchly appreciated.
Thanks.

Answer:The User Profile Service service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded

Hello Yeti, and welcome to Vista Forums.

The tutorial below can help show you how to fix this error. The STEP ONE section will help show you how to boot into the built-in Administrator account through Safe Mode.

The User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded.

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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I got a Dell Inspiron 15 laptop with Windows 7 a couple of weeks ago and it has worked fine. But now whenever I try to enter my password to log in the message "The User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded." comes up and pressing OK just takes me back to the log on screen. The profile is the SysAdmin and is the only profile on the computer.

Also, when I press F8 at start up there is no option for safe mode or anything - instead the window reads "Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might be the cause..." and my only option is to launch startup repair (or start windows normally). Running this repair runs the system restore although after finishing the system restore the problem is still there.

Thanks, Quaidheizer

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Is there a solution to this issue> After I add a new user (standard or admin) via the control panel, through my admin account, the new profile does show in the logon menu, but.. I cannot sign in. I receive the message 'The user profile service failed the log on'. MS's official solution does not help, as there are no duplicate entries or entries ending in 'bak' as they state for me to fix.
It would seem the MS help centre is only willing to reply to very general user questions, or cut and paste already-made past solutions.
I have noticed that this problem was also noted in windows 7. No user profile other than the name. Does anyone have an idea of the possible reason for this error? Windows restore and repair do not fix the problem, and sfc scan does not detect errors. I cannot create a new a new profile and delete the old one. One link suggests using safe mode to fully create a new profile, but that it will not fix the problem. Any ideas?

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Im completely rubbish with computers.so would really appreciate some help.

I have a dell laptop which uses windows vista and everytime i try to log on to my account this message appaears.

"The User Profile Service service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded."

Does anyone know how to fix this???

Answer:The User Profile Service service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded

Hi,

It is possible to fix, however it is slightly tricky. If you have trouble completing any of the following steps feel free to ask for more info.

First, are you able to log in to another administrator account on the affected computer? OR are you able to log in to the affected account and create a new administrator account?

If not then ignore the rest of this post.

If so then follow these steps; at each step make sure you read and understand the entire step:

Go to Control Panel and search for Create a Restore point, open the link and click on the Create button down the bottom right of the window

Follow the instructions to create a restore point.

NOTE: This fix WILL delete EVERYTHING on your Desktop and in your Documents folders. Make sure you back the contents up:
Go to the Hard Drive on your computer that has the most free space and create a new folder called Backup.

Then go to C:\Users\yourname and copy everything into the Backup folder you just created. Check that you can access your documents from the backup folder successfully.

All backed up? Good, now you have to delete your old profile and create a new one:

1. Delete the profile by using the Computer Properties dialog box. To do this, follow these steps:a. Click Start, right-click Computer, and then click Properties (on the right hand side of the window).
b. Click Change settings.
c. In the System Properties dialog box, click the Advanced tab.
d. Under Us... Read more

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New T470 ThinkPad. Just a week old. Lenovo update popped up. Performed all update including BIOS update as suggested. After which I get " The User Profile Service service failed the sign-in. User profile cannot be loaded." This is a domain account I am trying to log in with.I have another local admin account with which i can log in. I tried every solutions found on the internet , like registry edit, delete old profile, tried system recovery from an earlier point. No luck.Any other suggestion would be highly appreciated.Thank you

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So I was Dumb and changed the drive that had my user profile to another letter. Now i Can't log in. Please help.

Answer:User Prolfile service failed the sign-in user profile cannot be loaded

Hello theonewindow, and welcome to Ten Forums.

You might see if the tutorial below may be able to help with this for you.

User Profile Service failed the sign-in - Fix in Windows 8

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So I was Dumb and changed the drive that had my user profile to another letter. Now i Can't log in. Please help.

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an acount on my computer will not load. it says the user proflile service failed the logon. user profile can not be loaded. ive seen other questions like this and they said to make a new acount. i tried that multiple times and it says the same thing for each new acount that i make. the other 4 acounts are fine
 

Answer:the user proflile service failed the logon. user profile can not be loaded.

If your newly created accounts can't log on, then it is time to check for something else.

In case there is hard drive corruption, I would check the hard drive. Right click on Drive C and choose Properties, > Tools tab > Check Now. The machine will need to reboot for the check to begin. See if the check reports of any problems.
 

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Hi,

Am in a bit of a quandary, here. I am experimenting on a new Windows 7 build, and using a domain account, I copied it to make a "new" default user folder. Now when I try and login using a domain users account, I get the following message:

The User Profile Service Failed the Login
User Profile cannot be loaded

I was able to logon using a domain users account, before I created a new default user folder.
I did take an extra precaution by renaming the old default user folder, and I thought I'd be "good" by deleting the new default user folder - and renaming the old default user folder to what it was.. BUT, I still get the error message.

I am doing this via RDP, but the domain users account does have remote desktop access via the local security group (remote desktop etc.....)

Anybody out there that can PLEASE help me out?

Adrian

Answer:The User Profile Service Failed the Login/User Prof. cannot be loaded

rookie mistake (or lack of sleep ) I was naming the Default folder "Default User" !!! Yo soy idiot.

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Out of the blue my NB510 won't allow me to login and therefore load up my computer at all. When I enter the password for my profile it comes up with the error message "The User Profile Service service failed the logon, User Profile cannot be loaded".

Any information would be massively appreciated as I have to write a thesis on my NB510 asap!

Answer:NB510 - Failed login user profile cannot be loaded

Hi

It is Microsoft related issue so check please http://support.microsoft.com/kb/947215
Googling around you can find many Microsoft articles and forums about this issue.

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How can I recover from this error message?

I click on OK, and then see the sign on screen again prompting me to enter my MS password. Not able to login as this repeats .....

regards,
VinceB.

Answer:User Profile Service Service failed! User profile cannot be loaded.

Does this help?
User Profile Service failed the sign-in - Fix in Windows 8

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Restart F8 brings up F2 Set Up or F12 Boot Menu.  Can't find advanced boot options to start in safe mode.

Answer:User Profile service faied to logon. User profile cannot be loaded

System manufacturer and model?
 
FWIW
 
Louis

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I just spend a long time fighting this problem and wanted to share how I fixed.
I was seeing this error on a Win7 standalone system (local profiles, not logging into a domain).  I had two profiles on it that worked fine, but if I tried to create a new profile, I would be unable to logon to it and would get the "User Profile Service
failed the logon" message.
I tried the steps in KB http://support.microsoft.com/kb/947215 but they did not fix the problem.
After looking through the event logs, I found the following 1509 error in the Application log:
Windows cannot copy file
\\?\C:\Users\Default\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\SQM\iesqmdata_setup0.sqm to location
\\?\C:\Users\TEMP\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\SQM\iesqmdata_setup0.sqm. This error may be caused by network problems or insufficient security rights.

 DETAIL - Access is denied.
After binging iesqmdata_setup0.sqm I ran across this article:
http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/w7itprogeneral/thread/e87aafae-c3aa-48df-b188-0ba161fcb9c7
The suggestion there:
"I suggest you check the Advanced Security Settings for the C:\Users\Default folder. Ensure you check the box "Replace all child object permission with inheritable permissions from this object"."
Fixed this problem for me.  I am now able to logon with the newly created accounts just fine.
Hopefully this will help others as well!

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This message popped up as I tried to log in today. I have entered the administrator profile (The only one I have) and attempted to create another profile to copy all the files over to. The "Manage another account" had an administrator icon next to it so I expected to have to click a yes or enter my password again but instead there was no prompt. Nothing happened.I have performed a start up repair with no luck. I have taken off the password.I have no idea what to do now. Maybe reboot in safe mode, I'm not sure. HELP!

Answer:The user profile service failed the log in. User cannot be loaded.

Hi,Please follow instructions from this link. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/947215please post back results.

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When I attempt to sign into windows with my created administrator profile I get an error saying "the user profile service failed the sign in, user profile cannot be loaded"
I am able to log in with another user ID but since it's not the administrator I can't change or download anything. Is there a way to delete/change this admin ID which appears to be corrupted since it doesn't show up in my user accounts, without formatting my drive? software Bear in mind I'm unable to download any software that might help.
Also I don't have the windows 10 disk, I downloaded the "upgrade".

Answer:Service failed the sign in user profile cannot be loaded appears when signing into windows 10

Only way is to create a new user account or can you login as guest?

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I need help badly! While working with NeonFx in the "Malware, Trojan, Virus" Forums. The OTS.exe tool deleted key vista files. I am unable to boot up normally! I am writing this request for help after booting up in safe mode. All of my vista settings are either gone or serverely imparied! I need help restoring my vista settings, user profile, recovering files, drivers, applications, etc. I have attached NeonFx's last post describing how my machine got to this state. Someone please help ASAP!
 

Answer:Vista - Failed to open by the service user profile. Unable to load user profile

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Hi, at windows start i get the message "The User Profile Service failed to logon. User profile cannot be loaded". There was no known activity last time system was up and running and it was shut down normal.

The desctop(HP) was delivered some years ago with V7 installed, ONE personal userID with admin auth. was created. Then a System repair disc was created.

What is the safest and simplest way(if any) to fix this problem and maintain the user data?(I did see support strings about this problem but they seem very complicated and confusing to me)

1. Shoud I restart system some functional key to get into safe mode or use the System repair disc and then what option?

2. Should I then logon to the default accountID(not known to me), and restore system to older backup point or shoud I try to repair the personal UserId?

Please advice

Answer:The User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be load

Hej Stene, v?lkommen till Seven Forums .

See this tutorial for fix: User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded.

Kari

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I've searched for about a week now and have not found a solution. I followed the suggestions about the corrupt Profile and the .BAK SID, but neither are my situation.

My SID is fine - I did manage to find a temporary fix. If I delete and recreate the user in Active Directory on the server it fixes the problem. The problem is, I have 300 computers and every morning there are at least 10 - 15 users I must do this to. Not an ideal solution.

We bypassed Vista, so we had no idea that this Microsoft bug existed until last week.

Answer:The User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be load

Hello ! Welcome to SF !

Check this article from Microsoft run the Fixit and see if that help Error message when you log on to a Windows Vista-based or Windows 7-based computer by using a temporary profile: "The User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded"

- Captain

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Hi

On my daughters W7 x86 PC the above message is happening when she tries to logon, the PC was set up with two users, I do noyt know if the other user can logon as she is away and we do not know the password.

What can I do to fix this error, all the fixes I can find require the user to logon, which is not happening.

Any ideas on how I can proceed.

Thanks

Daniel

Answer:The User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be load

Hello Daniel, and welcome to Seven Forums.

The tutorial below can help with fixing this error. The "In Preparation" section at the top will help to get logged into an administrator account to be able to do the rest of the tutorial. If you have any questions, then please feel free to ask.

User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded.

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Hi
After experiencing some blue screens (graphics driver related) I reverted back to 314.22 and this morning decided to give the card a good clean.

This is my main PC which has Windows 7 Home Premium, Q9450, GTX 260 (216).

Somehow I managed to corrupt my user profile and received the User Profile Service failed the logon message. Following the advice to boot in using Safe Mode showed only my profile with no access to the registry editor or command line. I then rebooted in safe mode with command line and enabled the built in administrator account. The next reboot into safe mode showed my account and other. Since mine is the only account that I have set up and I am not able to create a new account (the Control Panel user account options do not work) I have no idea what to do next.

I would prefer not to have to perform a fresh install so any help would be gratefully received.

John

Answer:The User Profile Service failed the logon. Safe mode, only my profile

Logon as built-in "administrator" account in safe mode. Works?
Logon as built-in "administrator" account in normal mode. Works?

If working.... create a new fresh admin account.

Post results

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First, if this isn't the correct forum, I apologize. 
We image our machines with SCCM 2012r2 in our environment. From time to time on our Windows 7 machines, we've come across the issues that after imaging, if a user tries to log in that has no admin permissions,
for the first time, the user profile service fails to load, thus not allowing them to log in. 
The fix for that that we use is to delete the iesqmdata_setup0.sqm in the Default User profile.
However, on our Windows 8 machines, this file doesn't appear anywhere. Since this is the first login of the user, there is no user profile for that user anywhere, no reg key to delete, etc. 
What i've had to do in this case, is to go to the default user profile and edit the security permissions. It is already set to "Include inheritable permissions from this objects parent."
What i had to check off was, "Replace all child object permissions with inheritable permissions from this object." 
Without this box ticked, no users without admin permissions on their account could login and would always get the User Profile Service failed to start. Once this was ticked, those users could log in.

Now, this doesn't happen on all of our windows 8 machines. Matter of fact, i believe it's only happened on a dozen or so out of about 400.
The image we use is a standard 8.1 Windows install with a few custom programs and driver packages for the machines. Same custom programs are included in our... Read more

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Hi. I'm having this problem where when I tried to log into my computer it gave me this thing that my user login has failed and a temporary profile had been created. I was looking at other form posts with this problem and going through the steps. But while I'm in safe mode at the moment I still can't get into my administrative account on my computer. It won't let me access it because the profile is corrupted(I'm assuming?)

I was using: User Profile Service failed the sign-in - Fix in Windows 8 this thread to help me. But I'm stuck on step five because it just says: profile image path: c:\users\TEMP which is not my user profile but under the .bak it says my correct profile.
I don't have another admin profile. I'm the only person who uses my computer.
Ugh I don't know what the hell I'm doing I'm terrible at this kinda thing.
Please help :'(

Answer:User profile login failed and temporary profile created

Hello Emily, and welcome to Eight Forums.

Are you able to do what's in the blue note box under step 1 in Option One to enable the built-in Administrator account to use to repair your account from instead?

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I have two computers, my desktop which I am on right now and a HP laptop with Windows 7 Home Professional.
I have two accounts set up on it.  One in my name (and I am Admin), and one in my son's name with just basic user priviledges.  Yesterday I had been signed on the laptop under my profile and switched users to his account.  Last night when
we logged off, I logged him off first. Then attempted to log me off when the message came up "another user is connected".  Today when I tried to log in as myself I received "The User Profile Service service failed the Logon.  User
profile cannot be loaded.
I can't get in to restore because my Admin password / my login failed.  I tried coming up in safe mode but still can't get past the admin password.  How do I fix this.  The way it stands now, I can't do anything other than surf.  Can't
add programs, can't uninstall, etc.

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First time poster, but I think I've done my homework on this issue.This issue has similar symptoms to a problem with vista: http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/130095-user-profile-service-failed-logon-user-profile-cannot-loaded.htmlHowever, it is definitely not the same issue (see further).Current Config:HP dv7-1450.W7 RC 7100 x64Last update (up to date as of 8/31/09) installed succesfully 8/26/09 and should be unrelated to this issue (not verified yet by a pre-update restore).Running with Admin account while diagnosing/troubleshooting.Currently have two working accounts, one standard, one admin.Symptom:New user accounts cannot be logged into.  On an attempted login to the new account, the following information is displayed on the login screen:  "The User Profile Service service failed the logon.  User profile cannot be loaded."  Windows then logs off the operator and returns to the initial user selection screen.  All other aspects of use are normal.Current Diagnostics:First attempts to resolve this problem were to recreate the new account.  This was attempted when logged in as both Standard and Admin.  This was also attempted under safe mode.  This has been attempted with virus protection disabled.  All to no difference in the symptom.The similarity to the Vista issue (linked above) caused me to check the registry entry under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList\ for the new profile (as suggested by that link).  Unlik... Read more

Answer:W7: User Profile Service service failed at log on: Apparently W7 is no longer creating any user profile data other than username and picture.

It could be this version  error "User profile service..." http://www.brooks-bilson.com/blogs/rob/index.cfm/2009/1/5/Fix-for-Vistas-The-User-Profile-Service-service-failed-the-logon-User-profile-cannot-be-loaded
Great find Flav!While I didn't resolve or have the exact issue 'Brooks-bilson's had, one of the comments on this blog entry (http://www.brooks-bilson.com/blogs/rob/index.cfm/2009/1/5/Fix-for-Vistas-The-User-Profile-Service-service-failed-the-logon-User-profile-cannot-be-loaded#c42AB7AE6-0B26-9AF4-6DB3C7B226C688B4) did have a comment that worked.First I renamed the file "\Users\Default\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live\SqmApi\SqmData720896_00.sqm" to \Users\Default\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live\SqmApi\SqmData720896_00.sqm.bakInterestingly, this failed (bolded to help skimming folks).  However, actually moving the file out of the directory (effectively deleting it) did work.  This file was definately related to the problem, but exactly why W7 wasn't able to copy this (such as insufficient permissions or too long name error) is still unresolved.A little bit of information about the process Vista (and presumedly W7) goes through is well laid out in the referenced blog, and I recommend it for education.Unless it pops up again, I'm considering this issue closed and won't be monitoring it.  I hope everyone dealing with this W7 issue finds this helpful.Thanks again, Flav, for the find.D

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can't be loaded. As administrator no idea what my windows password is, have tried everything. My wife also has this message when she logs on, only been able to access laptop through a guest account, if we lose this we can't use laptop. Unfortunately haven't backed up so no rescue disc and all photos and docs on adminstrator log on.

Answer:the User profile Service failed at logon user profile cant b

Watch thishttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-k6F...

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The user profile service failed the sign-in user profile cannot be loaded in Windows 10.

I created a local account in Windows 10 and when I login I get that error. My laptop came preinstalled with Windows 10 and was not upgraded.


There is no folder being created for the User and no registry data either.

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Laptop has worked fine for years.  Turned it on and got this:  The user profile service failed the logon.  User profile can not be loaded.  I am the administrator and so can not even add myself under a different name b/c it doesn't recognize me.  TIA

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Hello, I have a problem with my windowsc7 profile
When I enter my password I get I message saying

The user profile failed the logon
User profile can not be loaded

I have Google how to fix it and the fix seems to be boot into safe mode
by pressing f8 or f5 but I have tried this and I don't get any menu it just loads to the
windows Logon screen

So I can't seem to load safe mode is there anything else I can try?
I do still have my windows 7 disk used to install windows 7onto the PC from around 14 months ago
If that can be of any help?

I still have a lot of data on the PC that is not backed up so I don't want to
wipe the internal HDD

Is there any way I can copy my files to my external HDD as I really don't want to
Lose them

My PC is an Acer xc-603

thank you

Answer:help!! The user profile failed the logon User profile can not be loade

Hello Blade, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Double check using the tutorial below to see if it may be able to help you sort this error.

User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded.

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The user profile service failed the sign-in user profile cannot be loaded in Windows 10.

I created a local account in Windows 10 and when I login I get that error. My laptop came preinstalled with Windows 10 and was not upgraded.


There is no folder being created for the User and no registry data either.

Answer:The user profile service failed the sign-in user profile cannot be loa

Replace the Corrupted Default User Profile on the Computer with a good one and then try to create a new user profile.
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/...#1TC=windows-7
https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/5...dows-10-a.html

John

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Hi Guys,
I've recently got an issue with loading profile settings after probably deleting one of the Admin profiles on Windows 10 Home.

I can't load:
1. The most important: Built-in Adminstrator profile: Error: " Location/Path C:/Windows/sytem32/config/systemprofile/Desktop" is unavailable. I got only empty black screen, bottom-left-hand corner windows icon doesn't show up the menu - is irresponsive. I can't do anything - eveng craetimng new folders. Only Some software work , namely BitDefender Total Security, NVidia, Intel etc

2. Fortunetely, I'ev got another Admin account which works fine. I can create new users/profiles but I get this error anytime I enter the user's profile:" a User log in failed. User's profile files cannot be loaded.

I've found the path in regestry:
It confirms that only one with thwe right path to my profile works fine. Others don't have a correct path.

See the print screen below:

I hope I won't have to format disc and totally reinstall Windows. Thank you for you help.

Answer:Login ERROR: User login failed. Profile cannot be loaded/started.

3 first entries seem to be broken or proper entries of the profiles I have (2 more - one local and one connected to a Microsoft acount)
The kast one .....-21-.... is fine and working (admin account)

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Hi Guys,
I've recently got an issue with loading profile settings after probably deleting one of the Admin profiles on Windows 10 Home.

I can't load:
1. The most important: Built-in Adminstrator profile: Error: " Location/Path C:/Windows/sytem32/config/systemprofile/Desktop" is unavailable. I got only empty black screen, bottom-left-hand corner windows icon doesn't show up the menu - is irresponsive. I can't do anything - eveng craetimng new folders. Only Some software work , namely BitDefender Total Security, NVidia, Intel etc

2. Fortunetely, I'ev got another Admin account which works fine. I can create new users/profiles but I get this error anytime I enter the user's profile:" a User log in failed. User's profile files cannot be loaded.

I've found the path in regestry:
It confirms that only one with thwe right path to my profile works fine. Others don't have a correct path.

See the print screen below:

I hope I won't have to format disc and totally reinstall Windows. Thank you for you help.

Answer:Login ERROR: User login failed. Profile cannot be loaded/started.

3 first entries seem to be broken or proper entries of the profiles I have (2 more - one local and one connected to a Microsoft acount)
The kast one .....-21-.... is fine and working (admin account)

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Hi all. Recently upgraded to W10 from 8.1 and am now trying to create a new profile for my partner. I am able to create it so that it appears in the Accounts section and on the login page but when I try to login with it I get the error: user profile profile service failed sign in.

I have googled this and see that it has been an issue for many users since W7 but there don't seem to be any fixes online that work. One of the primary fixes listed to to make edits to the user in the registry but the user does NOT appear in the registry at all - I only have myself listed and a separate Admin user.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks!

Answer:"User Profile profile service failed sign in" - can't create new user

Hello Martin, and welcome to Ten Forums.

Usually when this is happening for new accounts that have not yet had their user profile setup, you'll need to refresh Windows.

Refresh Windows 10

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I've got my user profiles stored on my data drive (C: OS drive/D: Data drive) running Win 7 Ultimate. This morning, I booted up my computer and Windows couldn't find the D: drive due to a simple drive mounting issue. I resolved that issue and the D: drive is now permanently mounted. My problem is, now, every time I try and log into my profile, I get logged into the temp profile even though D:/my user profile location is available.
I've reviewed http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/13...ot-loaded.html and http://support.microsoft.com/kb/947215/en-us. Both of those articles say to delete the profile and then re-create it. Why does it have to be such a PITA? My profile directory is over 200GB and will take forever to copy back-and-forth. I'd love to be able to just force my profile to login to the proper directory instead of the temp directory and skip all the 'delete/re-create/copy files' business.

This is Windows 7...things should be easier.
Thanks in advance for any help!

Answer:"User profile cannot be loaded." I want my profile back!!!

Boot from your install DVD -> Repair computer -> Startup repair options -> Command Prompt -> type:

net user administrator /active:yes

This will enable the built-in admin account. To disable it type net user administrator /active:no.

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Hello, I have a problem with my windowsc7 profileWhen I enter my password I get I message saying The user profile failed the logonUser profile can not be loaded I have Google how to fix it and the fix seems to be boot into safe modeby pressing f8 or f5 but I have tried this and I don't get any menu it just loads to thewindows Logon screen So I can't seem to load safe mode is there anything else I can try?I do still have my windows 7 disk used to install windows 7onto the PC from around 14 months agoIf that can be of any help? I still have a lot of data on the PC that is not backed up so I don't want towipe the internal HDD Is there any way I can copy my files to my external HDD as I really don't want toLose them My PC is an Acer xc-603 thank you

Answer:The user profile failed the logon User profile can...

Did your computer come pre-installed with Windows 7 or Windows 8.1?

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Answer:The user profile failed the logon User profile can...

have you signed in with a microsoft account? is so, try changing your profile icon on http://microsotft.com




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Hello everyone,
 
I need your help as I cannot access my admin user. I have windows 7 and I have the current situation: I am able to start my pc and reach the place where I can see my 3 users' account but I can login only to one of them. To the others I had the message on the title:
 
"The User Profile Service service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded."
 
I had read this topic  and so I will write down here the content of the frst.txt:
(ask me any missing information)
 
 
Scan result of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST) (x86) Version: 25-09-2014 01
Ran by SYSTEM on MININT-RRT6B3I on 25-09-2014 23:49:20
Running from G:\
Platform: Windows 7 Professional (X86) OS Language: Ελληνικά (Ελλάδας)
Internet Explorer Version 11
Boot Mode: Recovery
 
The current controlset is ControlSet001
ATTENTION!:=====> If the system is bootable FRST must be run from normal or Safe mode to create a complete log.
 
Tutorial for Farbar Recovery Scan Tool: http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/topic/335081-frst-tutorial-how-to-use-farbar-recovery-scan-tool/
 
==================== Registry (Whitelisted) ==================
 
(If an entry is included in the fixlist, the registry item will be restored to default or removed. The file will not be moved.)
 
HKLM\...\Run: [Adobe ARM] => C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\AdobeARM.exe [843712 2012-01-03] (Ado... Read more

Answer:"The User Profile Service service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loade

 
Lets check the disk's configuration.
 
Please download  Listparts to a flash drive.
 Note: You need to run the version compatibale with your system. If you are not sure which version applies to your system download both of them and try to run them. Only one of them will run on your system, that will be the right version.
 
Plug the flashdrive into the infected PC.
 
From an Off position in the computer, enter the System Recovery Options.
 To enter the System Recovery Options from the Advanced Boot Options:
Restart the computer.
As soon as the BIOS is loaded begin tapping the F8 key until Advanced Boot Options appears.
Click on  Repair your computer menu item.
Select US as the keyboard language settings, and then click Next.
Select the operating system you want to repair, and then click Next.
Select your user account and click Next.
On the System Recovery Options menu you will get the following options:
 
Startup Repair
System Restore
Windows Complete PC Restore
Windows Memory Diagnostic Tool
Command Prompt
Select Command Prompt
In the command window type in notepad and press Enter.
The notepad opens. Under File menu select Open.
Select "Computer" and find your flash drive letter and close the notepad.
In the command window type e:\ListParts.exe (for x64 bit version type e:\ListParts64.exe)  and press EnterNote: Replace letter e with the drive letter of your flash drive.
The tool will start to run.
When the tool opens click Y... Read more

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I am unable to access my computer as this message comes up when I try to log on. I have looked at different forums with people with the same problem.
I have tried restoring but no luck, Ican access through my wifes user account I followed the instructions, when it comes to the part with two long numbers which are the same appart from the .bak prefix I do not have this prefix after any of the numbers.
After the second row of numbers I have the word classes, if I try to delete this I get the message you are not authorised, also the right hand window is blank appart from default.
Iwould appreciate any help.
Frankt49

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Answer:User profile cannot be loaded

Hi and welcome to the MalwareTips.com forums!

I'm Kuttus and I am going to try to assist you with your problem. Please take note of the below:

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The fixes are specific to your problem and should only be used for this issue on this machine!
The process is not instant. Please continue to review my answers until I tell you your machine is clear. Absence of symptoms does not mean that everything is clear.
If you don't know, stop and ask! Don't keep going on.
Please reply to this thread. Do not start a new topic.
Refrain from running self fixes as this will hinder the malware removal process.
It may prove beneficial if you print of the following instructions or save them to notepad as I post them.
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Before we start:
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i can not logon to my user profile with password(known)....the response i get is "the user profile service failed the logon..user profile cannot be loaded....please help me or at least tell me how to access my drive/data from guest user or how can i get my data back...

Answer:User Profile Cannot be loaded

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Parashar


i can not logon to my user profile with password(known)....the response i get is "the user profile service failed the logon..user profile cannot be loaded....please help me or at least tell me how to access my drive/data from guest user or how can i get my data back...


Try the fix at;

User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded.

Or

User profile service failed the logon User profile cannot be loaded - YouTube
(this is a video of the process)

HTH

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Please help I am getting this error on start up after hard reset your user profile was not loaded correctly. You have been logged on with a temporary profile.changes to this profile will be lost when you log off. I seem to have lost all my desktop shortcuts.documents and music and pictures but I know they are there somewhere. Does anyone know how to get them back please. Any help appreciated thanks

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Please help I am getting this error on start up after hard reset your user profile was not loaded correctly. You have been logged on with a temporary profile.changes to this profile will be lost when you log off. I seem to have lost all my desktop shortcuts.documents and music and pictures but I know they are there somewhere. Does anyone know how to get them back please. Any help appreciated thanks

Answer:user profile was not loaded

Several solutions here:
USER PROFILE

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Laptop running Vista Ultimate. Downloaded Windows Live Messenger upgrade. Then Windows updates were installed automatically. Prompted to restart Laptop, Upon doing so and entering user password I got the message "User profile cannot be loaded" The only way I could log on was in Safe Mode. I did this and eventually was able to do a systen restore. Seems ok now but concerned about accepting new updates,Any thoughts or advice please?

Answer:User profile cannot be loaded

Could of been some conflict with updating your profile? Could of been a corrupt file which hassled your profile settings...

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When i start my computer it says that my user profile did not load correctly. How can I get it to load so I can use it.
CRS

Answer:User Profile Not Loaded

Hi crs and welcome to Vista Forums

Have a look at this Tutorial: The User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded.

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My computer updated automatically with no warning to me whatsoever...anyway, once it was finished and I tried to log back on, I got a message that My user profile could not be loaded. I got on with another account and in the settings see that my profile is listed as backup status and the other two are listed at local status. they both work with their passwords. However, my profile is the only Admin. profile and I can't make any changes! I can NOT lose the info listed in the old profile so deleting it is out of the question....I tried 2 different system restores as well. Please help! How do I change my status back to local and not backup???? I have Vista but I dont know what kind.....

Answer:Please help! My user profile could not be loaded

Hello Haleydee, and welcome to Vista Forums.

This may be able to help.

The User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded.

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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I cannot log into my computer and receive the following message:  "The User Profile service faild the login.  User profile cannot be loaded."
I do not know what to do.

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Hi, when I try to log on my laptop, with my correct user name I get a message "THE USER PROFILE SERVICE , SERVICE FAILED THE LOGON " 'USER PROFILE CANNOT BE LOADED " and the logs me off.Please tell me what to do... THANKS IN ADVANCE FOR YOUR HELP

Answer:User Profile can't be loaded can't log in W7

tap f8 on bootup and try safemode to see if you can log in.Some HELP in posting on Computing.net plus free progs and instructions Cheers

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