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Login blocked now that .profile file has been edited changed for PATH...

I wanted to add a new path, so edited the .profile text that is stored (hidden file) in my home directory.
Since editing it and saving, logging out, I can't now log back in: my password is reognised but it takes me back to the log in.

I just wish to change the .profile back to how it was originally, but to do this I need access to the home directory of my administratory account.

How can I edit this?

I can still log in as guest.
I've a a bit of a play about in recovery mode, I can go into root, but I then can't find the .profile file which my edits in under /home.

I've found similar threads but none solve my problem.

Thanks