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  1. The User Profile Service failed the logon

    by , 13th February 2014 at 02:59 PM
    If you've worked with Windows 7 for any length of time, you're sure to have come across this error sooner or later. Most of the time it's relatively easy fix involving the registry, which you can find here (this works for Vista, windows 7 and 8:

    User Profile Service failed the sign-in - Fix in Windows 8

    However this one laptop was not playing ball. I'd ran through all of the above steps, and nothing, no new accounts could be created, the guest account wasn't working ...