Windows 2008 R2 Parallels Virtuozzo Containers
While logging into Administrator
account through RDP
on a VPS after a reboot, a blank screen or recycled svchost.exe property page is shown. Rebooting the VPS does not resolve the issue.
This problem is caused by corruption of the Administrator
On the hardware node run the following command from command prompt, in order to enter the container.
vzctl enter <Container_ID>
can be obtained by running the vzlist –a
Now you will get the C:Windowssystem32>
prompt in the terminal, indicating that you have entered the container. In the C:Windowssystem32>
prompt run the following commands, in order to create another account and make it a member of Administrators
group on the container.
net user <username> <password> /add
net localgroup administrators <username> /add
into the affected container, using this new username and password.
After you successfully login into the container, make sure from task manager that Administrator
account is not logged into the container. If Administrator
account is still logged into the container, then log off Administrator
from Task Manager
, running with elevated privilege.
Then copy all important files from C:UsersAdministrator
folder to another folder for safekeeping and delete the C:UsersAdministrator
Next login into the Administrator
account. This account will use a temporary profile path due to absence of C:UsersAdministrator
folder. Now create the C:UsersAdministrator
Then go to the windows Control Panel
. Inside control panel select Small Icon
view and click the User Accounts
icon or link.
Inside User Accounts
click on the Configure advanced user profile properties
link on the left panel. It will popup User Profiles
Inside User Profiles
dialog, select the Default Profile
and then click Copy To
button. It will pop up the Copy To
In Copy profile to
section, browse and select the path C:UsersAdministrator
and in Permitted to use
section click change and select the Administrator
user. Then click Ok
Now the Confirm Copy
message box will pop up with the message – “C:UsersAdministrator already exists. The current contents of this directory or this file will be deleted during this operation. Are you sure you want to continue?