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Old Jul 26, 2011, 08:32 AM   #1
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I upgraded to Lion on the day of release. Yesterday I decided to do a clean install. I used Migration Assistant to bring all my user, settings and apps over from Snow Leopard. The problem I am having is that I can not delete my Lion user. I have set the SL user that I migrated over as the Admin but I can not delete the Lion user. It will disappear from the User List but will come back after I reopen System Preferences.
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Old Jul 26, 2011, 10:54 AM   #2
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Old Jul 26, 2011, 09:28 PM   #4
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when i deleted my old username because files were corrupted, it took a very very long time to delete. im talking about 4hrs or so. i just left it while i transferred my files to the new username.
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I upgraded to Lion on the day of release. Yesterday I decided to do a clean install. I used Migration Assistant to bring all my user, settings and apps over from Snow Leopard. The problem I am having is that I can not delete my Lion user. I have set the SL user that I migrated over as the Admin but I can not delete the Lion user. It will disappear from the User List but will come back after I reopen System Preferences.
I am having a similar problem. Can't delete a user account in lion. It was created in lion. Any suggestions? Thanks!
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Old Aug 17, 2011, 10:12 AM   #6
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when i deleted my old username because files were corrupted, it took a very very long time to delete. im talking about 4hrs or so. i just left it while i transferred my files to the new username.


I want to do this . How did you transfer the old files to the new acc?
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I upgraded to Lion on the day of release. Yesterday I decided to do a clean install. I used Migration Assistant to bring all my user, settings and apps over from Snow Leopard. The problem I am having is that I can not delete my Lion user. I have set the SL user that I migrated over as the Admin but I can not delete the Lion user. It will disappear from the User List but will come back after I reopen System Preferences.
I have the same problem. Help
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