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eric_marshall Oct 10, 1999 08:24 PM
Help! I can't log into OS 9
I changed the password of the owner account and now I can't log in.

Thanks in advance.
 
Medazinol Oct 11, 1999 10:32 AM
Start with extensions off and throw out the Multiple Users preferences.

The multi-user system in OS 9 is weak and easy to bypass...


 
eric_marshall Oct 11, 1999 10:42 AM
Booting without extensions still prompts for the owner's password to access the Finder :-(
 
Takeo Oct 11, 1999 11:55 AM
I've head that you can boot off another volume to bypass the multi-user thing. I've also had problems when I change a username too. The system will not recognize the new username.. although I have not had any problems with the owner account. I would recommend never changing a username... just delete it and start over.
 
eric_marshall Oct 11, 1999 12:46 PM
That's what I ended up doing, booting off of a CD and deleting the Multi-User preferences file.
 
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