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Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Password Reset Using Active Directory – "The System cannot find the path specified"

Password Reset Using Active Directory Users & Computers Fails with Error “The System cannot find the path specified”

Looks like the user loaded a temporary file. Checked for Corrupted User registry


Couldn’t see any corrupted registry.


Event Generated –

Log Name:      Application
Source:        Microsoft-Windows-User Profiles General
Event ID:      1509
Level:         Warning
User:          sathesh
Windows cannot copy file \\?\C:\Users\Default\AppData\Local.V2 to location \\?\C:\Users\TEMP\AppData\Local.V2. This error may be caused by network problems or insufficient security rights.

DETAIL – Access is denied.


Solution –

Took a backup of local.v2 folder  C:\Users\Default\AppData\Local.V2

Removed local.v2 folder.

User able to load a permanent profile.  Domain admin able to reset the user password without any error.

Satheshwaran Manoharan
Satheshwaran Manoharanhttps://www.azure365pro.com
Award-winning Technology Leader with a wealth of experience running large teams and diversified industry exposure in cloud computing. From shipping lines to rolling stocks.In-depth expertise in driving cloud adoption strategies and modernizing systems to cloud native. Specialized in Microsoft Cloud, DevOps, and Microsoft 365 Stack and conducted numerous successful projects worldwide. Also, Acting as a Technical Advisor for various start-ups.

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