Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322756 How to back up and restore the registry in Windows
The User ID string value should be exactly the same as the name of the Account ID. See examples below for clarification.
If the User ID is missing, you can resolve this behavior by adding a string value with the name of "User ID" to the following registry key:
In this key, <Account ID> represents your identity.
If the User ID is listed, then delete the User ID string value and create a new one using the procedure above. For example, if the following identity is represented, its User ID should have the value data of 12345ABC-ABCD-12A1-ABC1-12A12AB12345: