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I need to know that if I deleted the .AppleSetupDone file from my MacBook, is it going to delete my iCloud account too or is it only going to delete administration account? …
asked Sep 15 '16 by Med Fox
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wrong. So what i did was delete .AppleSetupDone and after I delete that everything was good and I was able to setup a new admin user and after that I'm having issues with my keychain like let's say opera …
asked Oct 29 '18 by Matt
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following commands: /sbin/fsck -fy /sbin/mount -uw / rm /var/db/.applesetupdone It then asks if I want to override rm /var/db/.applesetupdone and if I then type "YES" it says that it is a read only … file and nothing happens. I have also tried typing rm /var/db/.applesetupdone in terminal and again it asks me if I want to override, and again answering YES I get the reply Permission denied …
asked Apr 5 '18 by RDT84
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Mode, mount the hard drive and remove the file ".AppleSetupDone" in the Directory "/var/db/". In doing so, tricking the computer into thinking it is its first ever launch and allowing the individual … , /bin, /sbin, /usr, /etc, /tmp and /var. My Question is: Will System Integrity Protection protect the executable .AppleSetupDone from deletion, and the subsequent exploit? …
asked Nov 18 '15 by user4493605
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tried to solve my problem by following I don't have administrator account on my mac but I can't make it past the rm /var/db/.AppleSetupDone command, or maybe I'm doing something wrong there? However, here's the single-user mode screenshot: …
asked Jan 7 '19 by Grady Nata
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So, it's a multilayered problem. My bluetooth keyboard (logicool - no USB) stopped working or connecting. I tried disconnecting/connecting and then decided to just reset my Macbook just in case. Whe …
asked Dec 7 '19 by yyzee
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I tried the answers on the similar previous question but nothing worked. Obviously Apple removed the critical file .AppleSetupDone in the last Security Update. Is there anybody who could help getting my administrator account back? …
asked May 3 '18 by Ron Builder
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have tried resetpassword (doesn't allow me to set admin); .AppleSetupDone (seems this file doesn't exist anymore?); Single User Mode (two ways of using it, one is to boot and delete the applesetupdone … with the same problem as me. It seems that those who say they do not have AppleSetupDone file are struggling with every single solution, those who have the file say it works. Please help me on this …
asked Jun 14 '18 by Hanah
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I know this has been answered before with the whole "rm /var/db/.AppleSetupDone" thing in High Sierra but when I try to do this, I'm told that it's a "read only file system". Is this because I have my SSD encrypted? Whatever the case, I'd really appreciate a work around. …
asked Jan 16 '18 by John.
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have tried to suppress the /var/db/.AppleSetupDone and go through the account creation process but without success. Does anyone have any way to retrieve an admin account? …
asked Jun 20 '16 by user188998
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, because we intend to run them through ARD (Apple Remote Desktop) and ssh. Before the initial setup (where the .AppleSetupDone file gets created for the first time), is there a default username and password for either remote desktop or ssh? …
asked Oct 5 '15 by nabeelr
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Under Mac OS 10.5, you could boot a fresh-out-of-the-box Mac into single user mode, mount /, set the root password, and touch .AppleSetupDone - this would allow you to log into the desktop …
asked Sep 16 '11 by churl
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however want to avoid this, as I don't have the install CD. What I first wanted to do is delete /var/db/.applesetupdone from Single-User mode to redo the setup and make a new administrator's profile. I … mode again, and executing touch /var/db/.applesetupdone. Then, I ran fsck -fy. This has not fixed the boot issue however. Returning to the problem of installing El-Capitan, I made a USB removable …
asked Aug 3 '16 by TheBro21
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/.AppleSetupDone and lot of steps I have followed. Unique thing is I am getting whoami response as 0 and not able to switch to admin user. Strange part is I am getting -sh-3.2# as logged in user and not myself …
asked Oct 31 '19 by Arpan Sharma
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current standard account every time I "reboot" my Mac. When I enter mount -uw / it shows: "volume couldn't be mounted" and "failed with 77" rm /var/db.AppleSetupDone echoes: "Override root...AppleSetupDone?" and "no such file or directory" Please help me fix this …
asked Nov 20 '19 by Chris Pham

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