1.    30 Mar 2017 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2016
    Posts : 7
    Windows 10

    Win 10 booting into "Preparing Windows"

    Hi all,I'm having issues with Windows 10 x64. Occasionally it boots into "preparing Windows" and I am taking into the default desktop. Typically, i I reboot I am logged into my current desktop.TIA for any help.
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  2.    31 Mar 2017 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 25,174
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17040

    Hello brettanw,

    It sounds like you are being signed in to a temporary profile when this happens. You might see if the tutorial below may help by making sure that you have the correct "C:\Users\(username)" path for the ProfileImagePath value of the SID key for your account.

    Fix You've been signed in with a temporary profile in Windows 10 - Windows 10 User Accounts Tutorials
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