Windows–Repair a User Profile Login

So I’ve been known to mess around in areas of the system that I shouldn’t, and occasionally that includes the Users area.  In fact, more than once I’ve shot myself in the foot by changing certain permissions and locking myself out of my Users folder.  If you lose the Full Control permission for this folder, Windows creates a new user profile folder the next time that you log on and you can no longer access the original user profile folder unless you have local administrative authority on the computer.  If you lose access to your profile folder, Windows creates a new profile folder for you.  However, if the old profile folder still exists, Windows modifies the name of the new folder to avoid duplicating the name of the original profile folder. In this scenario, you may see multiple profile folders for your user profile. If the username folder does not already exist, the new profile folder is named: username If the username folder already exists, the new profile folder is named: username.domain If the username.domain folder already exists, the new profile folder is named: username.domain.000 If the username.domain.000 folder already exists, Windows uses the next available increment of the username.domain.001 naming scheme. I should point out that in order to do the following, you should be logged in as a Local Administrator account.  I’ve done this to myself often...

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