How to Recreate a Corrupted User Profile in Windows 10,8,7


The user profile is a collection of settings and data that is stored on the computer and used by applications to store information about the user such as user name, display name, picture, account information, app data, etc.

Windows 10 corrupted user profile can result in a number of issues including:

  1. Users may have difficulty logging on to their work accounts if they have changed their displayed names and Picture (Display Name) in their user profile.
  2. Users may have difficulty finding what they are looking for in their User Pinned (Start), Taskbar (menu), Start menu, and its apps, or on the Desktop.
  3. Affected users will not see as much personalization and customization as available to users with an undamaged user profile.

Recreate User Profile Windows 10 Registry

you can recreate it by following the below steps. Ensure you have a backup of your computer’s user account information saved to a removable storage device or another location (This should always be done even if it is not yet necessary). In case you have lost your user profile which is stored on Windows drive,

Step 1: First of all, press the Windows + R key on your keyboard to open the Run window.

Step 2: In the Run window, type “Regedit” and then press Enter on your keyboard. The Registry Editor will open automatically.

Step 3: Now go to the following path – HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Personal.

Recreate a Corrupted User Profile in Windows 10

Step 4: Now create a new registry key by name as NoDriveTypeAutoExec and set its value data as 0 (zero).

After that close Registry Editor and restart your computer. Now your user profile will be recreated after restarting your computer.

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