Windows 10: Fix You've been signed in with a temporary profile in Windows 10  

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  1.    19 Oct 2016 #150

    No it's another TEMP profile. Just a different name.
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       19 Oct 2016 #151

    Well, let's see what's in your "C:\Users" folder to see if it may have created a new profile folder.

    Is this for a local account or Microsoft account?

    If all else fails, you may be able to create a new account on the computer, and sign in to it to see if it works properly without getting a temp profile.
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  3.    19 Oct 2016 #152

    Yeah it keeps making new profiles for me each time I log in I guess

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    Is it safe to delete the other profiles in that folder that I don't want to use?

    Every time I reboot the PC it puts the "StarWarsGeek" profile into a .bak folder
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       19 Oct 2016 #153

    It's safe to delete the Temp folders, but you won't be able to delete one if it's the current profile being used.

    As a test, try each of the different "StarWarsGeek" folders to see if one of them may be a working profile.
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  5.    19 Oct 2016 #154

    The only profile that actually has any files in it - or at least the files I'm trying to access, like movies and music - is the main StarWarsGeek profile. The others have zero files in the music/video folders.
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       19 Oct 2016 #155

    In that case, delete the other empty folders, and try one more time for the main StarWarsGeek profile.

    If that doesn't work, then you may need to create a new account on the PC. If it also gets a temp profile, then the next option would be a repair install.
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  7.    19 Oct 2016 #156

    OK I created a new administrator account, and went in thru that and deleted ALL the other TEMP and StarWarsGeek.Desktop accounts. I rebooted and signed in as StarWarsGeek and it made a new TEMP account for me to use. It won't let me use my StarWarsGeek account. Does that mean it's just toast? Do I have to just copy my movies and music to my new administrator account?
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       19 Oct 2016 #157

    It looks like the StarWarsGeek profile is corrupted.

    Yes, luckily you'll be able to copy over any files you wanted from the StarWarsGeek folder into the new account's folder.
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       26 Oct 2016 #158

    I followed the tutorial on how to get rid of the temporary profile error followed it through and it still wouldn't work once I restarted my computer now I can't even get my screen pulled up to be able to access even my shutdown command or anything else I can't get my files to come back and my recycle bin is filled with all the old things what do I do?
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       26 Oct 2016 #159

    Hello Josalin, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    Please provide more details about which steps you followed, and screenshots showing your registry and your "C:\Users" folder.
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