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Question: i changed the administrator account to standard account

accidentally i changed my only administrator account to standard account i tried so many ways to reset my account as they said on the websites, but whenever i hold the command+s or even command+r there's nothing happens. i'm so confused

MacBook Air

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Dec 13, 2017 12:35 PM in response to Lamya8 In response to Lamya8

Convert Standard User Account to Administrator Account from Command Line of Mac OS

How To Create A New Administrator Account - Hack Mac

How to Create a New User Account if You Cannot Access Your Admin Account

Reboot the computer. At the chime press and hold down the COMMAND-S keys to start into Single-user Mode. You will boot to a black screen with scrolling white text, release the keys and wait until it finishes. Enter the following lines at the command prompt pressing RETURN after each:

mount -uw /

rm /var/db/.applesetupdone


After you reboot the computer you will be taken to the Setup Assistant. When you get to the point where you are asked to set up your new user account, create a new admin account. Be sure to name this user account something different than the admin user account that already exists on the system. When you finish the Setup Assistant, it will automatically log you into the new account.

You can transfer your files from the old account to the new one. See Transferring files from one User Account to another. Once you have moved all your files into your new account, you can delete the old account using Accounts or Users & Groups preferences.

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