04-20-2010, 02:09 AM
Macbook Pro 2ghz Intel Core Duo Version 10.5.6
Hi guys, i was attempting to change my short and long username using these instructions - Changing the short username in Leopard | Mac OS X | Macworld
I went the Full monty approach as it didnt seem difficult at all.
I lost My Admin privy. So then i went to searching, i found this fix
Leopard: Administrator privileges gone - Mac Forums
as i would just rather set everything back to stock on this machine as this used system did not have a disk with it.
I tried Apple/cmd - S on startup. Does not work in any fashion that i try.
I tried holding shift down. No safe mode. Just boots up to all the usernames. And it will login fine but still no admin privs.
When i boot up the system, i see a Grey screen, Then Grey screen with a apple, then a blue screen and then Usernames to login with.
So any help or tips to get to a single user mode would be appreciated greatly.
Also, i tried clearing the PRAM and NVRAM and will not do it. I only hear one sound and not the second