Temporary Profile Problem in Windows 10

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Temporary Profile Problem in Windows is quite common and usually happens when the operating system fails to load data from your user profile correctly from the Windows registry. If you go to C: \ Users see how there is a folder named ” TEMP ” and another with the name of your user account. If you enter your user account, you will see that there are all missing files.

Temporary Profile Problem in Windows 10

Temporary Profile Error in Microsoft Windows 10 To solve the problem must locate open the Windows Registry and locate the folder that is created when the system was unable to properly load your profile. This folder is a “.BAK” folder and our goal will be to eliminate so that the system stops charging said temporary profile. The steps are as follows:

You’ve been signed in with a temporary profile. You can’t access your files, and files created in this profile will be deleted when you sign out. To fix this, sign out and try signing in later. Please see the event log for more details or contact your system administrator.

windows registry editor caution
windows registry editor caution

The Windows registry (Regedit) is a file in hexadecimal instruction is composed of a series of instructions, services, applications and necessary for the proper functioning of the operating system configurations. When we make a change in this record we risk this stop functioning properly and thus, our operating system will no longer do so and also without backup, it is very difficult to restore proper operation. Therefore, you must “take backup of Windows registry“.

To apply this Windows Features you should open Windows Registry Tool and browse the following Regedit path step by step or you can jump to target Windows Registry Tool with a single click.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList
  • Inside the folder “ProfileList” find more folders. The last two contain long strings of numbers. For example: S-1-5-21-1445356120-734115300-1765604377-1000
  • Folders starting with “S-1-5” and have long numbers correspond to existing profiles in Windows. There will be both your user profile as a temporary profile Windows.
  • Locate the folder with the ending “.bak” and delete it by clicking on it with the right mouse button.
  • Restart the computer.

Once the computer has restarted the system reloads your usual user profile and you can access all your files and other settings without any problems.

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