27.8 C
Friday, December 2, 2022

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
Specialized in Microsoft Azure - Office 365 / Microsoft Exchange; conducted numerous projects worldwide in designing, supporting, and implementing messaging and virtualization infrastructure for medium-sized and large enterprises. Further, I am a Cloud Architect and Technical Advisor for various start-ups.

Related Articles


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

× How can I help you?