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User account problem and program removal problem

Q: User account problem and program removal problem

My major problem is that I problem account and removal problem program User have two user accounts and I can t get rid of one of them On startup my screen shows the icon of the sunflower and underneath that the words toshiba Locked And then the option to Switch user I have been unable to delete the extra user account when I go to Add or remove user accounts in the Control Panel and try to remove I get a message saying Windows needs your permission to do this If you started this action continue User accounts Control Panel Microsoft Windows When I click on the Details option in this window I get the following D EB A- F- C B-A B- BD B A and then the options to Continue or Cancel At the bottom of the window are the words User account control helps stop unauthorized changes to your computer When I click on Continue I get a screen indicating that User account problem and program removal problem I have two accounts toshiba Administrator and a Guest with an option to turn it on So far I have been unable to delete this Guest account I have also been unable to delete a program ARO I get similar results to the above when I try to delete the unwanted program using the Uninstall procedure in the Control Panel except the Details option brings up User account problem and program removal problem FCC B -EC E- DD -A B- A A I have performed the procedures recommended at the beginning of this forum and the requested logs reports have been pasted below under my signoff If someone can help me with these problems I would appreciate it Thank you Robert Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v Scan saved at PM on Platform Windows Vista SP WinNT MSIE Internet Explorer v Boot mode Normal Running processes C Windows system Dwm exe C Windows Explorer EXE C Windows system taskeng exe C Program Files Avira AntiVir Desktop avgnt exe C Windows system igfxsrvc exe C Program Files Windows Media Player wmpnscfg exe C Program Files Internet Explorer ieuser exe C Program Files Internet Explorer iexplore exe C Windows system Macromed Flash FlashUtil ActiveX exe C Users toshiba AppData Local Microsoft Windows Temporary Internet Files Content IE B GAMOH HijackThis exe C Windows System mobsync exe C Windows system wuauclt exe C Users toshiba Desktop HijackThis exe R - 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Toolbar blekko search bar - adce-dba - e -afb - b cdf e - C Program Files blekkotb blekkotb X dll file missing O - HKLM Run avgnt quot C Program Files Avira AntiVir Desktop avgnt exe quot min O - HKCU Run AROReminder C Program Files ARO ARO exe -rem O - HKUS S- - - Run Sidebar ProgramFiles Windows Sidebar Sidebar exe detectMem User LOCAL SERVICE O - HKUS S- - - Run WindowsWelcomeCenter rundll exe oobefldr dll ShowWelcomeCenter User LOCAL SERVICE O - HKUS S- - - Run Sidebar ProgramFiles Windows Sidebar Sidebar exe detectMem User NETWORK SERVICE O - SharedTaskScheduler Component Categories cache daemon - C EF- B - d -BE - C - C Windows system browseui dll O - Service Adobe Flash Player Update Service AdobeFlashPlayerUpdateSvc - Adobe Systems Incorporated - C Windows system Macromed Flash FlashPlayerUpdateService exe O - Service Avira Scheduler AntiVirSchedulerService - Avira Operations GmbH amp Co KG - C Program Files Avira AntiVir Desktop sched exe O - Service Avira Realtime Protection AntiVirService - Avira Operations GmbH amp Co KG - C Program Files Avira AntiVir Desktop avguard exe O - Service MBAMService - Malwarebytes Corporation - C Program Files Malwarebytes Anti-Malware mbamservice exe -- End of file - bytes UNLESS SPECIFICALLY INSTRUCTED DO NOT POST THIS LOG IF REQUESTED ZIP IT UP amp ATTACH IT DDS Ver - - Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium Boot Device Device HarddiskVolume Install Date PM System Uptime AM hours ago Motherboard TOSHIBA Portable PC Processor Intel R Pentium R Dual CPU T GHz CPU mhz Disk Partitions C is FIXED NTFS - GiB total GiB free D is CDROM E is Removable Disabled Device Manager Items Class GUID Description Device ID ACPI TOS amp DABA FF amp Manufacturer Name PNP Device ID ACPI TOS amp DABA FF amp Service System Restore Points Installed Programs Adobe Flash Player ActiveX ARO Avira Free Antivirus Camera Assistant Software for Toshiba Free Window Registry Repair Hotfix for Microsoft NET Framework SP KB Hotfix for Microsoft NET Framework SP KB Intel R Graphics Media Accelerator Driver Malwarebytes Anti-Malware version Microsoft NET Framework SP Microsoft NET Framework Client Profile Microsoft Visual C Redistributable Microsoft Visual C x Redistributable - Nero Micro Event Viewer Messages From Past Week AM Error Service Control Manager - The Windows Search service terminated unexpectedly It has done this time s The following corrective action will be taken in milliseconds Restart the service AM Error Service Control Manager - The Windows Search service terminated with service-specific error x D PM Error Service Control Manager - The Avira Realtime Protection service terminated with service-specific error x End Of File UNLESS SPECIFICALLY INSTRUCTED DO NOT POST THIS LOG IF REQUESTED ZIP IT UP amp ATTACH IT DDS Ver - - Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium Boot Device Device HarddiskVolume Install Date PM System Uptime AM hours ago Motherboard TOSHIBA Portable PC Processor Intel R Pentium R Dual CPU T GHz CPU mhz Disk Partitions C is FIXED NTFS - GiB total GiB free D is CDROM E is Removable Disabled Device Manager Items Class GUID Description Device ID ACPI TOS amp DABA FF amp Manufacturer Name PNP Device ID ACPI TOS amp DABA FF amp Service System Restore Points Installed Programs Adobe Flash Player ActiveX ARO Avira Free Antivirus Camera Assistant Software for Toshiba Free Window Registry Repair Hotfix for Microsoft NET Framework SP KB Hotfix for Microsoft NET Framework SP KB Intel R Graphics Media Accelerator Driver Malwarebytes Anti-Malware version Microsoft NET Framework SP Microsoft NET Framework Client Profile Microsoft Visual C Redistributable Microsoft Visual C x Redistributable - Nero Micro Event Viewer Messages From Past Week AM Error Service Control Manager - The Windows Search service terminated unexpectedly It has done this time s The following corrective action will be taken in milliseconds Restart the service AM Error Service Control Manager - The Windows Search service terminated with service-specific error x D PM Error Service Control Manager - The Avira Realtime Protection service terminated with service-specific error x End Of File GMER - http www gmer net Rootkit scan - - Windows Service Pack Harddisk DR - gt Device Ide IdeDeviceP T L - FUJITSU MHY BH rev B Running lyhbr exe Driver C Users toshiba AppData Local Temp pwlirfow sys ---- System - GMER ---- SSDT A E ZwCreateSection SSDT A ZwRequestWaitReplyPort SSDT A ZwSetContextThread SSDT A D ZwSetSecurityObject SSDT A ZwSystemDebugControl SSDT A CF ZwTerminateProcess ---- Kernel code sections - GMER ---- text ntkrnlpa exe KeSetTimerEx AD A C Bytes E A text ntkrnlpa exe KeSetTimerEx C AD D Bytes A text ntkrnlpa exe KeSetTimerEx A AD DC Bytes A text ntkrnlpa exe KeSetTimerEx AD E Bytes D A text ntkrnlpa exe KeSetTimerEx C AD E Bytes A text C Users toshiba AppData Local Temp mbr sys The system cannot find the file specified ---- EOF - GMER ---- If you can help me resolve thses problems I would appreciate it Thank you Robert nbsp
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A:User Profile/Account problem (can't login to original admin account)

Hello tytlyf, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Let's start to see if you disabled or deleted your "HybridPC" by using the tutorial below to get details about all accounts on your computer while you are logged in to your "Admin" account, then post back with them. Afterwards, we can go from there.

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A:Solved: Windows 7 User Account Problem(Transparent User Picture)

Good morning,

solved it. Disabled the admin account, and removed the pw of my useraccount.
Kind a strange problem indeed, but seems to be solved.

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A:Old Problem New User- Forgot Local User Account Password

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A:user account problem

Looks like a corrupt profile.

Login under a different Admin account, move any personal files for that profile into a folder on the C Drive, then delete the profile and have the user log back in.

If that doesn't work, try removing the user and then re-creating a new login!

Good luck!
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thanks for the help

A:problem with User account

Important things first. Changes like this do not happen. It can be a major problem
Run a full anti virus scan
Download and run malwarebytes. Full scan and update it first

If these are negative, try a system restore.

But be sure, we do not want a virus to sperad to restore points..
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A:new user account problem

After searching I've discovered a possible resolution.

Error message when you log on to a Windows Vista-based or Windows 7-based computer by using a temporary profile: "The User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded"

Click the link above, you will be redirected to the Microsoft support site for your current issue.

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A:User account problem


Right click My Computer, Properties, Hardware, Device Manager. Locate
the entries for your hard disks and double click each entry. On the
Policies tab, uncheck Enable write caching.

You will see a performance decrease because of this, but if the
corrupt registry/user profiles problems cease, then you'll be certain
of the cause.

Logon to another account with admin privilege and run System Restore.
Choose the most recent restore point and SR should restore the user


Boot into safe mode and log in as Administrator. Copy ntuser.dat from
%windir%\repair to "Documents and Settings\[your user id]". Now do a
system restore to a point in time prior to when the corruption message
began to appear.


Relocate NTUserdat

NT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList and find the profile you want to change

then change ProfileImagePath to the ntuser.dat folder that you want to
You must manually copy or move the ntuser.dat file there.

Corrupt Hive

How to Recover from a Corrupted Registry;en-us;Q307545

Recovery Console Fix for XP SP1 (Line 58)

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A:problem with no user account

Hello Aw,

You might see if this may be able to help with the "Other user" issue.

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A:User Account Problem

Quote: Originally Posted by daniel321

Hi all!

I was trying to secure some of my files on a shared computer and created a new user account with administrator privileges and named it "Daniel". After moving my files to this account, I discovered that these files could still be accessed by the other account named "bennett"(also an administrator account). I logged back onto "Daniel" and under the Users folder right clicked "Daniel", clicked Properties, clicked Security, and clicked Advanced. I denied access to this folder to "bennett", but after logging back on to "bennett" and clicking the ""Daniel" folder under Users, it told me I did not have access to that folder, but to gain access just click continue. I did so and was able to access the account. I logged back on to "Daniel" and further denied access to Administrator(bennett-pc) or something with a similar title. After doing this I was not able to gain access to any of my files even when logged onto Daniel.

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This is turning out to be a big problem for me so any help you could give me would be greatly appreciated! Thanks.

Your problem is that an administrator cant deny another administrator access. If you want daniel secure the only way is to remove bennet from Admin or securing the folder with a 3rd party password app.
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A:User account problem

Were you able to completely download and install itunes?

try performing a system restore to reset it first
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A:user account problem

By the way, I am using Windows7.

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A:User Account problem

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A:XP User Account Problem

Hello MJDeViant,

First of all, could you please tell us if this issue is with your Windows? XP installation or your Windows? Vista? installation.

Once we have this information, we will be in a better position to advise you.

Kind Regards,
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A:Problem with User Account

Hello JasonL, welcome to Seven Forums!

First off I would not use ant acct with Admin in the name at all, too many possible conflicts.

To get aquainted, have a look at the tutorial at the link below and the "related tutorials" listed at the end of the tutorial.
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A:User Account Problem

I know I am not much help here.......

adfs service failed - Maybe related to HP printer

Adobe Active File Monitor V6 - appears to related Adobe\Photoshop Elements 6.0\PhotoshopElements

On the system restore being off - possible malware problem.

Sorry I can't be of more help.

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You did uninstall the application...then reinstall it, correct?
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Are you able to login to the administrator under safemode ???
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Is dad an administrator account ?If so try logging in as administrator in safe mode and delete the account there.
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Reset your Ring Central password to coincide with your XP one.
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To get admin rights boot into safe mode and select the Admin account. From there you should be able to give your user account admin rights.
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A:desktop problem with one user account

Hello mar18 and welcome to TSF,

Is this the only user account on the PC?

Do the other accounts load and work properly?
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A:User Account Creation Problem

Hi Mystman414 and welcome to Vista Forums

What error message are you getting when you try to create a new account? Is the account that you are using when you try to create the new account an administrator account?
See the following Tutorial: User Account - Create
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A:User Account Control Problem

Have you tried booting into Safe mode and Making an administrator, There will be an Administrator there after you have booted into the Safe mode

see Safe Mode For more Information

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A:user account problem with administrator

Hi David and welcome to Vista Forums.

If you do not have any administrator accounts to use to change an account type, then boot into Safe Mode and see if you can change the account type from within there. You should startup in the built-in Administrator account while in Safe Mode if you do not have any regular administrator accounts. You could also just create another administrator account to use instead.

For Safe Mode:
Safe Mode

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A:HUGE user account problem

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A:Limited User Account Problem

It has been awhile since I messed with the limited accounts in XP Home, but I remember finding them difficult to configure the way I wanted..
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A:Windows 7 User Account Problem

Which version of W7 is it?

It did not change the account, the normal user account is corrupted, so W7 loads a temporary account with low priveledges.

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A:[SOLVED] User Account Problem

If you are confident in using the registry editor you could try this. Go to Run under the start menu and type regedit then follow the instructions below. Editing the registry is something that should be done with caution!

1. Launch Registry Editor.
2. Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\SpecialAccounts\UserList in the Registry Editor.
3. Double-click the Administrator key in the right pane.
4. If the Administrator key doesn’t exist, right-click on the above tree in the pane, choose New, DWORD Value, name it Administrator and press .
5. Type 1 in the “Value data” box, and press .
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A:user account problem in vista

Vista, sets up all users as standard users initially but gives the options to users that have been setup to be administrators to run programs etc as administrator,

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A:Wierd problem with one user account

Seems like a corrupt account to me.Are these four user accounts standard or administrator??
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A:Account User Picture Problem

Have you tried a System Restore back to a point before this problem first appeared.
When you go to START have you double clicked on the Account picture and tried to change the Accont picture?
You could also try running SFC:
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I aprieciate any good suggestion..
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Hi and welcome to Seven Forums jodoti.
First a bit of advice, stay away from newsgroups for software, many are riddled with people wanting to take your info or compter or worse.
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Here is a further explaination of my log on problem.

My initial startup screen looks good, the XP Pro with blue scrolling bar at the bottom and windows logo.

then comes the new part,
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a please wait box pops up with following message "xp professional windows is starting up"

then another new part
a new box then pops up saying
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"user name"

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sorry about the long post!!!!!
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Hello Hogarth,

I would recommend that you only have one firewall program, same with a antivirus program, installed. Having more than one of each of these types will usually cause conflict problems like you are having. Uninstall the extra one to see if that helps.

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Did you follow the steps in this MS article?
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Quote: Originally Posted by Georgebillbob

Hi guys,

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What an absolute pain in the......

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What method did you use to rename your user account name? If in Control Panel -> User Accounts, then that's fine.

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Quote: Originally Posted by mrichardson

I just got my new PC and I stupidly created a new folder in the directory under C:\user\and called it User (as the one that used to be called that had somehow got renamed) then I copied files from the another user account into it. Then I created a new user account to log into the PC on fire up called User and stupidly gave it an administrator status without a password.

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Two things you can try doing:


(pulled this from here)

1. Restart your computer and hit F8 multiples times until you see a menu-like screen, if you see the Windows splash screen then repeat this step
2. Highlight and hit enter on Safe Mode with Command Prompt. Try logging in there. If it still doesn't work, then go to step17
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A:[SOLVED] Creating a user account problem

hi TheMasta,

the only thing i can think of trying is goto safe mode and from the administrator try set an account from their.
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A:Windows 8.1 Unknown User Account Permission problem

Hi Jon, welcome to the Eight Forums.

The user profile with SID (security identifier) ending with 1001 is usually (not always) the first user account created when Windows is installed or a pre-installed Windows booted first time. In most cases this means it's your own user account.

You can check for which user account that SID belongs by giving the following command in Command Prompt:

wmic useraccount get name,sid

This example from my laptop, the first account I created when I installed Windows 8.1 was a local account called Admin which got the SID 1001:

SID ending with 500 belongs always to the built-in administrator account, SID ending with 501 to built-in Guest account, whether these two accounts are enabled and active or not. Other user accounts start from 1000.

What the above means is that you have most probably tried to remove your own account. Don't do that !

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A:Inspiron 5110 recovery and user account problem

First off, do you have the recovery media that may have came with your computer or that you made?  If not there IS a way to boot from the recovery partition but its a long drawn out process that may or may not work.  Another way is to either see if the recovery ISO is on or order recovery media by clicking here and following the first section information.
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A:XP limited user account Zone Alarm problem

ZA has had several issues.
I would ditch it and go with comodo free firewall.
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A:Problem changing the User Account Control Settings

Hello Nick, and welcome to Seven Forums.

See if you may be able to use either option in the tutorial below to change your UAC settings. You'll need to be logged in as an administrator to be able to do though.

User Account Control - UAC - Change Notification Settings

Hope this helps for now,
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A:User Account Control (UAC) problem w/ administrator accounts

I'm sure you do know the trouble you are in but there's really nothing else you can do but own up to the problem you have caused. Obviously the controls were put in place to prevent problems associated with nonresponsible actions.

Be prepared to have to do a Factory Restore on the computer/s if the login for your parents and/or your sister don't work. You might need a Linux LiveCD or LiveDVD bootable disc to first save any documents/data they have saved.

To avoid such problems in the future get your own computer.
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