Corrupt user profiles are frustratingly common problem with Windows and there are also various problems and their solutions which depend on the exact error message that you receive. When you type your password and press enter, you will typically see the error message “The User Profile Service Failed to logon” and “The user profile cannot be loaded” and after that you will be returned to logon screen. It’s rare that every once in a while some windows system files become corrupt and report errors. You will receive messages of missing DLL files or some other errors which indicate that the system file has been corrupted.
Therefore Microsoft has released a non-critical and non-security update for Windows supposed to correct errors encountered after launching Windows update. Microsoft has released update so that it can fix a bug in the Windows Update system in certain versions of Windows. Problems have been found by Microsoft in Windows servicing store that may prevent the successful installation of future updates, service packs and software. According to the report, the patch is being delivered in the form of a tool which is called System Update Readiness Tool on Windows 7, Windows server 2008 RT, Windows Vista, Window server 2008, while on Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows server 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2012; it is called Development Image Servicing and Management.
The mentioned below errors are said to be fixed by new patch:
0x80070002, 0x8007000D, 0x800F081F, 0x80073712, 0x800736CC, 0x800705B9, 0x80070246, 0x8007370D, 0x8007370B, 0x8007370A, 0x80070057, 0x800B0100, 0x80092003, 0x800B0101, 0x8007371B, 0x80070490.
At this point, the patch is only available when you download it manually, but the company might start shipping it to users automatically by using Windows update and thus fix all operating systems without user input. The various versions of update may be downloading directly.
How to fix Windows corruption errors:
Method 1: Fix a corrupt profile
Microsoft says that user profile can get corrupt when you are scanning your anti-virus software in your PC while trying to log on. Quick fix can restart your PC but if does not work you will need to restart again and boot into safe mode. You can do this by hitting F8 button before you see on Windows loading screen and selecting Safe Mode from menu which appears. Safe mode logs you in the built-in Windows administrator account but also you may find that some of the options will not work.
Step 1: To fix the user profile, hit on start and then type regedit into the search box and after that press enter
Step 2: Registry Editor will launch and you need to navigate to the following key:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\Current Version\ Profile List
Step 3: Hit on each S-1-5 folder and then double click the Profile Image Path entry to find out which user account it relates to.
Step 4: After you have located the folder for the corrupt profile, double-click RefCount and then change the value data to 0 and hit on OK.
Step 5: After that make sure the value is again 0 after double clicking on State and the press OK
Step 6: Close regedit and restart you’re PC and after that you will be login into your account.
Method 2: Create a new user profile
If you have a second account on your PC which you can log in to, then you may be able to use this account to follow the steps below to create a new user account. If there is no other account, then boot into Safe Mode and try to follow the steps. But if it does not work, then you have to enable the hidden admin account. After that reboot the PC and you should see an administrator account as well as your corrupt account. Now Log into the admin account and then follow the below mentioned steps:
Step 1: Open control panel and then click on user accounts and family safety and then hit on user accounts.
Step 2: Hit on Manage another account and type in the password
Step 3: Hit on create new account and then type the name. This name should not be same from the account which is corrupt, but you can rename the account later on if you wish to have the same name as before.
Step 4: Restart your PC
Step 5: Navigate the corrupt user account by hitting on Start and after that double hit on hard drive on which the windows is installed
Step 6: Best is to copy all the contents of sub-folders separately so enable hidden files and folders.
Step 7: When all the folders are copied across the newly created user profile, restart your computer and after that login to the new profile.