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    Hi,

    Basically i want to delete the one and only user on my osx install which is the Administrator. So the machine goes back to where ou first setup your system when you turn it on for the first time.

    However when they fully run threw, it has latest updates and all previous software installed.

    In tigar this was possible by doing the following
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    Boot into single-user mode by holding cmd-S at the smiley Mac at boot.

    Type 'nicl .'

    'list /users' 
    should give you a list of all known users.
    'read /users/<username>' should give you all the data for that user.

    'delete /users/<username>' *SHOULDdelete that user's entry.

    '
    quit' exits you from nicl.

    '
    cd /private/var/db/' at the command prompt.

    '
    rm .AppleSetupDone' This is the file that, if it's missingthe startup sequence fires off that funky "Welcome to MacOS X Setup" sequence I think you're looking for for the next person to play with.

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    shutdown now
    How do i do this in Leopard?



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    cant you just do it by booting up with the dvd?

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    Try this one
    First, Power On the Mac while holding down the Command and "S" keys to start in Single-User Mode. At the prompt, type the following commands, hitting "Return" after each.
    it will not resets the password but it will just create a new account for you but you can still see the other admin under accounts but I guess it doesnt really matter.
    /sbin/fsck -y [Enter]
    /sbin/mount -uw / [Enter]
    rm /var/db/.applesetupdone [Enter]
    reboot [Enter]
    mac osx will run the initial first boot sequence with the BIENVEIDO! HELLO! video.

 

 

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