Add User sign on


  1. Posts : 2
    Windows 10
       #1

    Add User sign on


    I am trying to add a User but logon fails with msg "The ProfSvc service failed the sign in. User Profile cannot be loaded"

    I created the new user via "Settings/Accounts/Family & other users users/ Add someone else to this PC"

    Regards
    John
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  2. Posts : 61,941
    64-bit Windows 11 Pro for Workstations
       #2

    Hello John, and welcome to Ten Forums. :)

    You might see if the tutorial below may be able to help, but it usually will only help if the profile has already been created for the affected account. The profile only gets created after the first sign in though.

    User Profile Service failed the sign-in - Fix in Windows 8

    If that doesn't help, then you could do a repair install without losing anything, and should be able to add a new account afterwards.

    Repair Install Windows 10 with an In-place Upgrade
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  3. Posts : 2
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter
       #3

    Thanks for info. In the end I went back to a Windows 7 (I keep a disk image). May go return to 10 shortly.
      My Computer


  4. Posts : 61,941
    64-bit Windows 11 Pro for Workstations
       #4

    I hope your next experience with Windows 10 will be better.
      My Computers


 

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