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Start in Safe Mode and then do a system restore back to a date when it was ok. If that fixes it, immediately create a new restore point and name it Profile OK. (Just in case you get it again) This fault has been occurring for months now and usually after an MS critical update! Good backup strategy is paramount.
Try logging in on the admin acct then delete and recreate the profile. If it doesn't work you can try switching off the comp then continously press F8 while turning on the comp and choose safe mode, then do a system restore.
This issue may occur if the user profile was manually deleted by using the command prompt or Windows Explorer by a user or by some program. A profile that is manually deleted does not remove the security identifier (SID) from the user profile list in the registry. Since the SID is still present, Vista will still try to load the profile by using the ProfileImagePath that points to a nonexistent path. Therefore, the profile cannot be loaded. This can also be a issue with the user profile entering into a backup state. Manually renamed the C:\Users\(User Name) folder. You can try doing a System Restore at boot to see if it can fix this. If you do not want to repair the user profile, you can delete it and create a new user account If this still does not work for you, then you will be left with doing a clean install
What I would suggest is logging on in safe mode and trying to restore it to an earlier date using system restore. likely the profile is corrupted. By doing a restore back about 4 to 7 days , or before this started happening, will likely fix your issue. If not you will have to purchase the restore cd from toshiba or restoring it from a recovery partition if it has one.
You can try doing a System Restoreto see if it can fix this before using the instruction in the tutorial below. See the related links below for how.
If you do not want to repair the user profile, you can delete it and create a new user account in OPTION TWO. If this still does not work for you, then you will be left with doing a clean install for your Upgrade or Fullversion of Vista.