Category: Registry

Software Installation Error: “The profile for the user is a temporary profile”

When installing an application you get this error message “The profile for the user is a temporary profile”. This happens after installing a security update: MS14-049. This update affects the execution process of the Windows Installer. To bypass this, set the following registry key and it will ignore this prompt and continue with the installation. HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Installer\ […]

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How to run SysPrep on an Upgraded Operating System

I came across an instance where I needed to upgrade a Windows 7 image to Windows 8.1 and then capture that image for deployment with System Center Configuration Manager 2012 R2. I found out shortly after starting this task that when you upgrade an operating system you can no longer run SysPrep. So I started […]

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Can’t Click on URL Links in Outlook or Other Applications

The Open Command Execution within the registry can sometimes be changed or altered when a client has multiple web browsers installed on their machine.  This can cause applications that have default values to not work properly, such as outlook or excel not opening a web browser when you click on a link.  To fix this […]

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