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By kindozo ·
My PC is a Toshiba Satellite A355-S6935 with Windows Vista Professional installed. My prblems are in 2 folds: The 1st happened before the 2nd.
1. I installed some windows update and since then my user accounts have changed. My desktop has initializes when I log on, it has changed, "My Documents" is empty but I see all installed programs when in control panel. Guest account is ok but my main accounts has changed totally. I did system restore but "undo" it cos the problem remained.
2. Now I experience logon/logoff loop with my user account. Guest account is not affected though. The interesting thing is that I see all my user account files with no problems when I use safe mode. Safe mode works well but normal mode keeps looping with logon.

I need help recover my PC to do my project work.

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by CharlieSpencer In reply to Login/logoff Problems

Sounds like a corrupt user profile.

Try reposting this in the 'Q&A' forum. The 'Discussion' forum is for matters of general discussion, not specific problems in search of a solution. The 'Water Cooler' is for non-technical discussions. You can submit a question to 'Q&A' here:

http://www.techrepublic.com/forum/questions/post?tag=mantle_skin;content

There are TR members who specifically seek out problems in need of a solution. Although there is some overlap between the forums, you'll find more of those members in 'Q&A' than in 'Discussions' or 'Water Cooler'.

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