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WesIAm

 
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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
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