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So I need to create a new account…and I'm given some rather confusing options…

I know that "Standard" is an account for most users, and "Administrator" is an admin account, and that "Managed With Parental Controls" is a standard account with parental controls, but what is "Sharing" and "Group"?

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Type "sharing account" in Mac Help(Finder Help menu) and all shall be revealed.
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