Window 10 is completely connected with your MS Account and user profile. If in case, the user profile gets corrupted then the issue will occur. So to fix this issue, you should run McAfee antivirus in your device through www.mcafee.com/activate. In this article, you will read the method to fix corrupted user profile in Window 10.
Method To Fix Corrupted User Profile in Window 10:
1. Fix for Corrupt User Profile:
For this, you need to enter into Safe Mode. After this, you should go to Search and then write regedit and just open Registry Editor. If Registry Editor launches, then go to the following key:
Here, you should tap on each S-1-5 folder and then double-hit on the ProfileImagePath entry. If you find the corrupt user profile, then double-tap on RefCount and just change Value data to 0 and then tap on OK button. If in case, this value isn’t available, then you should create it manually. Here, you should double-tap on State and check the Value data is again 0 and then hit on OK button. At last, close Registry Editor and just restart your system.
2. Create New User Profile:
First, you should enable ‘hidden admin account’ and then just log in to that account in order to create a new user account. After this, transfer the files from your old user profile.
To enable hidden admin account, you should Restart your system and then boot into Safe Mode. After this, open the Command Prompt and then type the command and tap on Enter key:
net user administrator /active:yes
Next, you will get the message The command completed successfully and then Reboot your system.
Now, your admin account is activated. When you login into the admin account, then create a new user profile.
For this, you should navigate to Settings and then go to Accounts. After this, visit to Family and other users. Here, you need to tap on Add someone else to this computer. At last, complete the creation of new users profile.
In your new user account, you should transfer the data from the old users account to it. For this, you should Restart your system and then log in to the admin account. Now, go to the corrupt user account and just open your corrupted user profile. After this, you should copy the content from it to your new user profile. At last, you should logout from your admin account and then log back into the new account and you will find that your settings will be transferred.
3. Install Latest Updates:
To install latest updates, you should open the Settings app. After this, you should press Windows Key + I key together. Now, the Settings app will open up on your screen and then tap on Update & security. At last, tap on Check for updates button.
4. Run McAfee Antivirus Scan:
Sometimes, malicious codes lead to user profile issues and corrupt your user profile. To fix this issue, you should run reliable McAfee antivirus software through mcafee.com/activate to identify and remove the threats. You should run a full system scan and just wait for the antivirus to scan all your system files. At last, you will find that the issue is solved and you should restart your system.
The above method will help you solving the issue of Corrupted User Profile in Window 10. For installing McAfee Antivirus, visit to the site via www.mcafee.com/activate.