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Personal settings failure in XP Pro

By zap
Sep 13, 2004
  1. After a recent HD crash, I had to reinstall my OS, XP Pro. Now when I boot up, it sees the individual accounts, but when I try to log into my name, it says it can't find my personal settings and defaults to some temp files where I have no internet fav's, etc.

    Any ideas?

    Zap
     
  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Sounds to me like your user settings are corrupt in the registry. If that is the case I`m not sure weather it can be fixed. Hopefully someone else might know but failing that it sounds like a reformat and reinstall might be in order. Regards Howard:grinthumb
     
  3. poertner_1274

    poertner_1274 secroF laicepS topShceT Posts: 4,172

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