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KB-10295: How to create a new administrator account by restarting the Setup Assistant

Centrify Identity Service, Mac Edition ,  

8 May,18 at 09:29 PM

Question:

How to create a new administrator account by restarting the Setup Assistant.

Answer:

1.Boot into Single User Mode: Start/restart your Mac. As soon as you hear the startup tone, press and hold ⌘ + S until you see a black screen with white lettering. (If you end up back on the login screen after a flash of the black screen with white lettering, enter your password and it will return to the black screen.)

2. Mount the drive by typing /sbin/mount -uw / then ↩ enter.

3. Remove the Apple Setup Done file by typing rm /var/db/.AppleSetupDone then ↩ enter.

4. Reboot by typing reboot then ↩ enter.

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