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Security & Privacy preference pane in System Preferences app is greyed out. I read there should be a lock icon I can click on to unlock this setting, but I do not see the lock icon. How can I access the pane?

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  • Are you using an Admin account, or Managed? – Tetsujin Sep 28 '18 at 15:42
  • @Tetsujin is there a way I can check? – user39846 Sep 28 '18 at 15:44
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    @Tetsujin in Users and Groups my account shows as "Admin, Managed, Mobile" – user39846 Sep 28 '18 at 15:45
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    Do you own this computer yourself, or is it managed by your employer/school/Government agency? – IconDaemon Sep 28 '18 at 16:02
  • If you open a Finder window and browse to the folder System>Library>PreferencePanes>, is there a file called Security.prefPane? – jaume Sep 29 '18 at 15:15

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