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    how to delete old mac mail acct?
    I'm new to mac. I bought a macbook from a previous owner. I want to use the mac os x mail that is installed, but it is still set-up for the previous owner with their username, pass, etc. I do not have the password. How do I delete the old account so I can set-up my own?

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    Dec 22, 2006
    Texas, where else?
    15" MBP '06 2.33 C2D 4GB 10.7; 13" MBA '11 1.8 i7 4GB 10.10; 21" iMac '13 2.9 i5 8GB 10.10; 5s & 5c
    Open up Mail - Preferences - Accounts tab

    highlight the account - click the - button at the bottom
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