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Re: Server 2k3 standard – fixing corrupt profile

On Thu, 17 Sep 2009 10:20:17 -0700 (PDT), jrm73 <> wrote:

>We have a SQL server that our DBA’s botched. When they login (with
>Sqladmin for example) it just sits and a blank, blue screen. Never
>gets to the desktop. Other logins are fine so it just looks like
>profile issue. I was planning to create a new profile and use copy
>profile but the current Sqladmin login is used across several
>platforms and tied to a lot stuff in SQL.
>Does anyone know a better way to fix/troubleshoot this?
>
>Thanks for any input.

I would not expect things to be tied to the profile except X509 certificates.
Backup the profile folders and then delete the profile. Login and create a new
profile. Copy bits needed from the backup profile folder.
X509 Certs should be exported first if you can but if the profile is that
screwed you may have little to loose.


Dave Mills
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