An I/O operation initiated by the registry failed

From: Amir (
Date: 05/06/03

Date: Tue, 6 May 2003 12:36:32 -0700


When I tried to log in to our Internet gateway server, at
the "Loading your personal settings" status, the following
message appeared:

"Windows cannot load the locally stored profile. Contact
your network administrator.
Detail - An I/O operation initiated by the registry failed
unrecoverably. The registry could not read in, or write
out, or flush, one of the files that contain the system's
image of the registry."

When I clicked OK, this message appeared:

"Windows cannot load the profile and is logging you on
with a temporary profile. Changes you make to this profile
will be lost when you log off."

These messages also appear in the application logs in the
event logs as Userenv error, ID 1000.

What should be done?


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