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Old Dec 31, 2008, 09:05 PM   #1
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How to add another user account

Ok, first day with this Imac, and 2nd stupid question for you guys.
I have set up my user account, but need to add 2 more for my wife and daughter. I don't see where you do that. I tried the "accounts" area, but do not see anything that offers "add account".
Can anyone tell me what to look for?
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Old Dec 31, 2008, 09:11 PM   #2
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System Preferences>System Accounts> Then click the + sign on the left bottom under Login Options
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In the Accounts pref pane, there should be a lock in the bottom left corner. That lock icon should be unlocked. Right above it there are two buttons, a "+" and a "-". Click the "+" to add a new account. You can fill the account info on the right side of the window.
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Old Jan 1, 2009, 01:58 AM   #4
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thats a good question, every user should have their own account !!!

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Old Jan 1, 2009, 10:49 AM   #5
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Thanks, guys. Before I got the answer, I searched and searched, but couldn't find where it said "add user, or something similar. Who knew the little + sign was for that .
It may take some time to get used to this machine, but so far, it's a fun learning curve.
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Old Jan 1, 2009, 11:09 PM   #6
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Old Jan 2, 2009, 08:52 AM   #7
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dont forget to enable fast switching when you setup those accounts..its a must IMO with multiple accounts on one Mac
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