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    Reactivate User Account

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    Reactivate User Account
    I had a user account on my MAC deleted, however the user files still exist. I would like to get that user account listed again in my System Preferences menu so i can log back into it. Any ideas how I can accomplish this?

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    Reactivate User Account

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    Back to my old 2.2GHz C2D MB after selling my MBP and wondering what my next Mac will be :)
    Welcome to Mac Forums
    You just need to go to system preferences>accounts and setup a new account.
    In finder help type in "creating a new user account" and follow those steps.

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    Reactivate User Account
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    Jan 22, 2010
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    Mid-2012 MBP (16GB, 1TB HD), Monoprice 24-inch second monitor, iPhone 5s 32GB, iPad Air 2 64GB
    A Mac is short for "Macintosh." It's not an acronym, thus it should not be capitalised.

    To put it another way:
    mac: a waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric
    MAC: a data communication protocol sub-layer, also known as the Media Access Control
    Mac: a brand name which covers several lines of personal computers designed, developed, and marketed by Apple Inc.

    Ditto for iPod.

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