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Fix You’ve been signed in with a temporary profile error

Fix You’ve been signed in with a temporary profile error

When you try to login to Windows you receive the following error message “You’ve been signed in with a temporary profile” this means that your user account profile has been corrupted. When the user profile gets corrupted Windows will log you in with a temporary profile rather than the standard user profile.

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Let’s see how to actually Fix You’ve been signed in with a temporary profile error.

Before doing anything you must enable the built-in administrator account which will help you in troubleshooting:

1. Open the Command Prompt by clicking Start Menu --> All Programs --> Accessories, right-click on Command Prompt, and open it as an administrator. In Windows Vista and later versions of Window operating systems type cmd.exe into Start Screen or Start Menu, right-click on Cmd.exe, and open it as an administrator.

2. Type the following command and hit Enter:

Code:

net user administrator /active:yes


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Once you’re done with the troubleshooting follow the above same steps then type “net user Administrator /active:no” in order to disable the built-in administrator account.


3. Restart your PC and login to this new administrator account.

4. Open the Command Prompt.

5. Type the following command into Command Prompt and hit Enter:

Code:

wmic useraccount where name='USERNAME' get sid


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Replace USERNAME with your actual account username. Note down the output of the command into a seperate notepad file.


6. Press Windows + R keys then type regedit.exe and hit Enter to open Registry Editor.

7. Navigate to the following registry key:

Code:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList


8. Under ProfileList, you will find the SID specific to a users profile. Using the the SID we noted find the correct SID of your profile.

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9. Now you will find that there would be two SID’s with the same name, one with .bak extension and other without it.

10. Now right-click on the SID which doesn’t have .bak extension and select Delete.

11. Select SID with the .bak extension then double-click on ProfileImagePath string and change it’s value to C:\Users\YOUR_USERNAME.

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12.  In the right pane of the SID key verify that the State DWORD is set with a value data of 0.

13. Next, right-click on SID with .bak extension and select Rename. Remove the .bak extension from the SID name and hit Enter.

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14. Close Registry Editor and reboot your PC to save changes.

That’s it you have successfully Fix You’ve been signed in with a temporary profile error.
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