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  How do I change my Apple ID on my iMac?
by TwinLakes in iMac (Intel)
5,426 3 1 week ago by Macleanjen
  i forgot my administrator password HELP!
by Sands43 in MacBook Pro
80,789 4 1 week ago by STIKO
  Complications in changing MacBook Pro Name
by macbookjulie97 in MacBook Pro
201 1 2 weeks ago by BobRz
  Correct duplicate account
by Sugith Varughese in OS X Mavericks
143 3 3 weeks ago by Eric Root
  Log into FileVault gives error on disk try again later. This is only account on system how do I log in to do disk repair. MacBook Pro running lion
by Sky42 in OS X Mountain Lion
92 1 3 weeks ago by matt00
  how to rename home folder in Mavericks 10.9.2??
by saespina in OS X Mavericks
649 2 3 weeks ago by saespina
  Can I change the name under the "home" icon?
by ScharadL in iMac (Intel)
534 2 1 month ago by ~Bee
  Can you do this if you're logged in as the user you want to change?
by Naominome in OS X Mountain Lion
120 1 1 month ago by Paul_31
  How do I change my username on the apple account?
by elvinfromhinesville in MacBook Pro
272 2 1 month ago by elvinfromhinesville
  How do you change "owner password" to save documents?
by lorenaa_69 in Mac OS X v10.6 Snow Leopard
168 2 1 month ago by Eric Root
  MAC OSX Error (needs to repair...) after Changing Short Name
by semihunk in MacBook Air
4,251 16 1 month ago by Corin See
  Changing home directory name in Mavericks
by BZCelik in OS X Mavericks
585 2 1 month ago by Eric Root
  I have recently migrated all data from a MacBook Pro to a new iMac, is there any way to have the data stored under the main user for the iMac rather than run the 2 separate user (iMac and then separate for the old MacBook data)
by hayden2899 in iMac (Intel)
994 10 1 month ago by Erichko
  how do i change my apple id on the imac?
by geo1glo2 in iMac (PPC)
684 1 1 month ago by Klaus1
  User1 Home renaming issue
by asiftosay in MacBook Pro
342 1 2 months ago by allen a
  How do I change owner's name? Just bought macbook pro off my son and want to put my name on the computer instead of his. please help.
by Walwal in Mac OS X v10.6 Snow Leopard
27,917 12 2 months ago by Stikna
  How Do You Change the Name of the Admin?
by jkaiproductions in Mac OS X v10.6 Snow Leopard
644 4 2 months ago by WZZZ
  Backup and delete old admin user account
by FrenchAlain55 in OS X Mavericks
1,564 10 3 months ago by FrenchAlain55
  how to change home directory name?
by idenizen in iMac (Intel)
5,490 11 3 months ago by baltwo
  At http://support.apple.com/kb/ht1428, how do I accomplish Step 3. "Navigate to the /Users folder." once I am logged in as the root?
by deadflowers57 in Mac OS X v10.7 Lion
313 7 3 months ago by andyBall_uk
  User name on computer
by SteveShapiro in iMac (Intel)
711 7 3 months ago by SteveShapiro
  Help with username change
by LindamQ in MacBook
333 1 3 months ago by frederic1943
  someone stole my ipod . they turned off their apple id on it , i cant get into it at all & she sold it to supply her habits.help?.
by aimee239 in Mac OS X v10.6 Snow Leopard
219 2 3 months ago by Baby Boomer (USofA)
  Rename home
by marcelladog in OS X Mountain Lion
613 1 3 months ago by Baby Boomer (USofA)
  I want to change the name of my macbook Help ?
by ahs18 in OS X Mavericks
724 2 4 months ago by Niel
  Mac os x 10.6.8
by NANCY1989 in MacBook
576 6 4 months ago by Mike Sombrio
  change user directory name
by cavmac in OS X Mavericks
2,659 3 4 months ago by rachmac09
  I passed on my iPhone 4 to my wife.  How can I change the ID information on that phone to my wife's name and e-mail.  I already established an Apple ID
by alvaro cortes in Using iPhone
140 2 4 months ago by SweetCandy5869
  How do you change the Admin Name?
by jkaiproductions in Mac OS X v10.6 Snow Leopard
613 1 4 months ago by Klaus1
  How can I change the name of the HD and Home Folder?
by EduardoLG in MacBook Pro
1,609 4 4 months ago by EduardoLG

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