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How To Change The Mac Root User Password (GUI Method)
Requisite : You need to be logged into an administrator account, and have the root user account enabled.
If you have just enabled the root user account, and are still in the Directory Utility screen, skip ahead to Step 8.
Step 1 : Click on the Apple () menu, and select System Preferences.
Step 2 : Click on Users & Groups.
Step 3 : In the Users & Groups screen, click on the lock and key in your administrator name and password.
Step 4 : Click on Login Options.
Step 5 : Click on the Join… (or Edit…) button next to Network Account Server.
Step 6 : Click on the Open Director Utility… button.
Step 7 : Click on the lock, and key in your administrator name and password.
Step 8 : In the Directory Utility menu bar, select Edit and click on Change Root Password.
Step 9 : Now, key in the new password you want, and a second time for verification, and click OK.
That’s it! You have successfully changed the Mac root user password. To use it, you need to log off your administrator account.
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