Admin account setup error.

Discussion in 'macOS' started by MacUserOX, Mar 29, 2010.

  1. MacUserOX macrumors newbie

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    Mar 29, 2010
    #1
    I lost my password to my admin account and i was trying to make another admin account using single user mode.. once i type in mount -uw/ it gives me and Illegal option error.. Does anyone know how i can fix this? and why is this happening?
     
  2. angelwatt Moderator emeritus

    angelwatt

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    Aug 16, 2005
    Location:
    USA
    #2
    I believe it's because you do not have a space before /

    If that doesn't work try,
    Code:
    /sbin/mount -wu /
     

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