User profile service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded
When trying to logon to your computer you receive this error message. When logging in with another user account, the account logs on without any issues
Logon with a local admin account and open the registry . Open "RUN" box and type in "regedit", click "OK"
Locate file: KEY_LOCAL_MACHINE /Software/Microsoft/WindowsNT/CurrentVersion/ProfileList
Left click on each value ad review the display pane to the right for the username in question. Once the username is located, rename the file, ending with "_OLD".
This will remove the corrupted user profile from the computer, allowing windows to create a new profile for the user.
Note: Check folder "C:\windows\Users\" and rename the user profile folder to "_OLD" as well.
When trying to logon to a domain computer with a NEW user account, I get
User profile service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded.
If the User Profile was never created [ Scenario 1], then you may have a corrupt Default user folder. This process will require another machine with the same operating system (OS) because a copy will be needed.
Step 1: Locate another computer with the same OS, go to C:\Windows\Users folder and "display hidden items"
*** Windows 7 : Push the ALT key, select Tools > Folder Options > View tab> Select Show Hidden Files,Folders. or Drves
*** Windows 8, 8.1 and 10: Select View and then select option "Hidden Items"
Step 2: Right click on "Default" folder and copy
Step 3: Place copy on a shared drive when it can be accessed by the problematic computer OR save the copy to an external hard drive or USB
Steps 4: Located copied file in previous step and paste it into the C:\Windows\Users\ folder. When prompted to copy and replace files, select yes for all pop-ups.