View Full Version : Administrator Authentication

Feb 3, 2003, 04:01 PM
Is there a way to disable the administrator authentication box that pops up whenever you try to install something even though you are already logged in as the administrator?

I don't know if this is possible or not, but I hope it is. This is fairly annoying and we should have the option to turn this off somehow

Thanx for any help

Feb 3, 2003, 04:23 PM
It's a safety precaution. I don't think there's any way to disable it-- i find it annoying at times too, but overall it's nice that it protects your mac (for example, burglers who are hellbent on changing file permissions)


Feb 3, 2003, 05:00 PM
I agree that it is a nice safety precaution for those who leave their computers unprotected while away, but it shouldn't occur when someone is already logged in as the admin user.

It should only happen when you are logged in as a non admin user when you need to change something only an admin can change.

I hope someone knows how to do this via fancy unix commands or fancy OS X programs or something of the like