Windows users reported seeing an issue after making changes to their Username in use. Even changing or resetting the password is known to cause this issue. The complete error message is as shown below-
No Mapping Between Account Names And Security IDs Was Done
This article covers the fixes that can help you overcome the above error.
Table of Contents
Fix 1: Using the Registry Editor
1. Open Run dialog with the keys Windows+R.
2. Type the command “regedit” and hit Enter.
3. If you see a UAC window seeking permissions, click on Yes.
4. In the registry editor window, copy-paste the below location in the search bar and press the Enter key. Refer to the below screenshot for more details.
5. On the right-hand side, locate the key named ExtensionDebugLevel.
6. Double-click on the key to modify its value.
7. In the Edit DWORD window that opens, set the value to 2 and hit Enter.
8. Restart the System.
Fix 2: Using the Microsoft Management Console
1. Hold the keys Win+R to open the Run Dialog.
2. In the Run dialog, enter mmc and hit Enter.
3. In the Microsoft Management Console(MMC) window that opens, click on File and choose Add/Remove Snap-in option.
4. The Add or Remove Snap-ins window opens. From the Available snap-ins section, locate Local Users and Groups.
5. Then click on the Add button.
6. You will see Choose Target Machine window showing up. Tick on the Local computer option.
7. Click on the Finish button.
8. Now, you should see the Local Users and Groups in the Selected snap-ins section.
9. Click on the Ok button.
10. Click on the Local Users and Groups on the left-hand side.
11. Now, click on the Users folder on the right-hand side.
12. Click on the Action and choose New User.
13. In the New User window that opens, enter the credentials and click on the Create button.
14. Finally, restart the system.
Fix 3: Sign out and Sign-in to the System.
This simple fix has helped some of the users.
1. Hold the keys Ctrl+Shift+Delete
2. On the screen select Sign Out.
3. Sign in again and check if the issue resolves.
Fix 4: Disconnect the Microsoft live account and switch back to it.
If you have signed in to the system using your Microsoft Account, then try disconnecting it and then try signing into it again.
1. Using the keys Win+R, open the Run dialog.
2. Type ms-settings:emailandaccounts and press Enter.
3. Sign out from the Microsoft Account.
4. Create a Local User Account. For more details, refer to the link , How to create a local Windows 10 account
5. Restart you system.
6. Sign-in from the local user account.
7. Now, switch back to the Microsoft Account.
8. Rsetart the system again.
We hope this article has been informative. Thank you for Reading.
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Anusha Pai is a Software Engineer having a long experience in IT industry and having a passion to write.