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Take Control of Users & Accounts in Tiger by Kirk McElhearn

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Chapter . Types of Accounts

Tiger offers three normal types of accounts: administrator accounts, standard accounts, and managed accounts. (A special fourth type of account, called root, is not accessible from the Accounts preference pane.)

You can see the types of accounts set up on your Macintosh by viewing the Accounts pane in System Preferences, as shown in Figure 1. (To open System Preferences, choose it from the Apple menu or click its icon in the Dock.)

A quick look at the left side of the Accounts pane in System Preferences reveals which accounts are set up on the Macintosh. You can see the user name for each account and which type of account ...

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