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    Sharing only account?

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    Sharing only account?
    I recently wiped my Macbook to partition for bootcamp, and while I was restoring my backup from time machine, i selected to replace my main account and the migration assistant ended up making it a sharing only account. I can't log into it and was wondering if there was a way to change back to a normal admin account. Thanks.

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    Sharing only account?
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    Do you mean the shared folder in the Users directory?
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    When you re-installed OSX and created an account did it have the same name as the account you had before (ie the one backed up in Time Machine)?
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    Sharing only account?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrplow View Post
    When you re-installed OSX and created an account did it have the same name as the account you had before (ie the one backed up in Time Machine)?
    Yes I did, is this why?

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