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You could do one of a couple of things: Gain access to the users home (Just hit continue on You don't have permission to access this folder), (\Users\username) and update shortcuts there, get the user to logon and hope that the PC syncs with the server. Update shortcuts in \Users\Public\Desktop - This will only apply locally


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Make sure that you don't have a local policy or GPO enforcing a password expiration. https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windows/en-US/f040ff7e-6b96-4b22-9e87-bb1ede35c79e/windows-8-password-expiration?forum=w8itprogeneral


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Has the user ever signed into this computer before? If yes, then all you need to do is drop any files/shortcuts you want directly into the user's profile folder under C:\Users. If you need to change settings for the user, you can mount their registry hive in Regedit from your account by opening the NTUSER.DAT file in their profile. You'd need to figure ...


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Next time it happens, check two things: Check if the standard user account is locked out. Try manually logging in to your PC with that account. You can also have a look at the Security section in the event log to see if any particular error was logged. My hunch is that the problem is in the scanner than the Windows OS.


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Edit: Okay, based on what you've updated your original question with you need to do two things. You deleted the registry key that basically acts as the bridge between user account and user profile. Without the key the account doesn't know that there's an existing user profile and tries to create one when you log in. Since there was already a profile with ...


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You can change back to the Welcome Screen thru the Control Panel. Go to Control Panel > User Accounts. Click Change the way users log on or off. Check Use the Welcome Screen and click OK. You will notice the change as soon as you close your session.


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If you have a restoring point than you can try restoring the whole computer to the time when you had those user accounts. Control Panel>System and Security>Backup and Restore>Restore the computer setting>Open system restore.



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