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how to enable/disable root user account on Mac OS X Mavericks video

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Requirements:

  • Mac OS X v. 10.9.x
  • User account with admin privileges.

Video / Text:

  1. Go to Apple menu
  2. Select “System Preferences”
  3. Go to “Users and Groups” preference pane
  4. Click the lock icon and put your password in
  5. Click “Login Options”
  6. Click “Join…” button
  7. Click “Open Directory Utility…” button
  8. After the Directory Utility app is open make sure it is selected
  9. Click the lock icon and put your password in
  10. Go to “Edit” menu and select “Enable root user”

Here is a video :) Have fun!

Remember that is NOT a good idea to leave the root user enabled on a mac.

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