Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Location of windows automatic backup (system restore) of user profiles

First you need to boot into safe mode and then have to enable the built-in Administrator account. Incase if you are not able to boot into the built-in Administrator account in safe mode then enable the Built-in Administrator account. So after successfully enabling it, follow the below method:
  1. First click on Start menu
  2. In the search dialog box, type regedit and press enter
  3. In regedit, go to: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList
  4. In the left pane, look for the S-1-5 folder (SID key) with the long number that has .bak at the end of the numbers.

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