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OS 10.5 - Trying to make root account on 10.5


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I'm trying to make root account on 10.5
i've tried it and i failed
so if you could layout it out step by step like i'm dumb that would be great or find a site that shows how to do it

Macintosh Security Site -> Mac OS X Single User Mode Root Access - CodeSamurai <codesamurai@securemac.com>
i was looking at that site and i still failed
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Follow the instructions in this Apple KB article.

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I'm trying to add another user account on my macbook but every time I go to system prefrences and click on accounts I get an error message that says, "You cannot open Accounts preferences because it doesn't work on an Intel-based Mac." Can anyone help?
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i am not the admin of the computer so that will not work, i'm trying to do it through single user mode.

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You have root access available to you through sudo. What exactly is it that you are trying to do?

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i want to make a root account do i can make myself admin on the machine again.

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Does this mean you make your account a non-priv'd account?

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