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After trying all sorts of things with Keychain and other devices I finally figured out what is causing this. The offending 'account' was in the SMTP list. You can find this by going to 'Preferences' in the Mail app, select the 'Accounts' tab, click on the dropdown for 'Outgoing Mail Server' and there you can 'Edit SMTP Server list'.


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You can reboot into recovery and run resetpassword from Terminal to reset your password.


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Probably not. If you look at your Macintosh HD You should see... Applications/ Library/ System/ Users/ Typically Applications are installed globally in this top level Applications directory here. If you look in Users/ |_ MyUserName |_ Applications |_ Desktop |_ Documents |_ Downloads |_ Etc Etc. Hardly ...


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As stated by Jaime Santa Cruz, it is taking a long time because it is saving his files to a disk image for backup. To stop that process, hold down the power button until you computer shuts off. You will be ok, but don't use this method for every issue you run into. It's fairly safe, but not foolproof. A couple of assumptions here..... He must have had ...


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If you want to completely delete it, you should cancel the current process as it is saving the whole user account to a disk image –which is why is taking so long– and restart the account deletion process without saving any data when prompted. From the Apple Support page: Select the user you want to delete, then click Remove below the list of users. ...


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I had the same issue and solved it thusly: Open Terminal. sudo fdesetup list This will list usernames and uuids of the users FileVault knows about (warning: I'm unclear on the exact specifics of privileges granted by this file). sudo fdesetup remove -uuid [bad UUID] This will remove the erroneous user from the list. For some reason I had to reboot ...


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You can come pretty close, but not absolutely lock the computer down. There are three critical steps to this: Put all of the files you want to keep private in private directories, e.g. in your Documents folder. The top level of your home folder is readable by all users, and the default permissions for newly created files and folders is similarly readable. ...


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The only way to avoid a user being able to access your data is to remove your data from the machine. This is due to the fact that a user could enable the root user via Single User mode on boot and can then have unfettered access to the system. You can put up blocks to hinder this as well, but that depends on your desire to keep all information secure. A ...



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