Hi My elementary OS was working just fine, I don't know what the kids have done, it am not able to login to my account..

I have one personal account and one other is guest account.. Im trying to log into personal account but the click is not working, but when i click on guest account, the click is working and guest account says this

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and when i click Ok, it disappear and after that i cannot do anything, can't even restart or shutdown, its just empty everywhere..

but main question, why i am not able to click on personal account when im trying to login into personal account. why it does't click on it, nothing happens but works for guest account.

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Ctrl+Alt+F1 will lead u to terminal. Login to terminal with regular user and do: "rm -rf ~/.config" and reboot your PC. Keep in mind that u will lose your app settings.

  • I have some important data for my final year project for my university, it was saved on documents and download folder, will this get deleted?? i will get screwed if it gets deleted.. I don't want to lose my data.. Commented Feb 6, 2017 at 6:06
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    No, this will only delete some configuration files in an attempt to restore the ability to login.
    – Lewis Goddard
    Commented Feb 9, 2017 at 17:52

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