Open windows command prompt and type “ver”. Then go to the following page and look up which version yours is to find out if it is R1 or R2. This applies to all operating systems from 2008 forward. It works for Server OS’s and Desktop OS’s.
SOME SETTINGS ARE MANAGED BY YOUR SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR
If you are using Windows 7 Home Premium, and have been encountering difficulties in Windows Updates Settings. The problem is it prompts this message at the top of the settings page “SOME SETTINGS ARE MANAGED BY YOUR SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR”. Everything on the internet says to open Group Policy Editor (gpedit.msc). However there is no gpedit snap-in for the Home Edition of Windows 7. What you need to do to get your settings back is open registry editor by holding the windows key+r, then type regedit in the box that opens and hit enter key. Now navigate to the following registry entry:
Delete the subkey AU now you should be good. Check to see if you can edit settings.
How to Repair a Windows Corrupt Profile
By Chris Hoke, eHow Contributor – Original Post
When logging in to your Windows 7,Vista, or XP operating system, you may be creating a new temporary profile instead of logging in with your regular user profile. If so, Windows has a profile list error, caused by an error in your profile settings. The system attempts to fix the problem by loading a temporary profile. Fortunately, Windows typically backs up your profile settings so you can restore them by using the Registry Editor program.