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Old 02-13-2014, 03:10 AM   #31
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an off the wall idea but ....
have you tried using say knoppix or "systemrescuecd "to boot the system
and manually edit the files in question
 
Old 11-10-2014, 05:12 PM   #32
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I've ran in to this issue, and in my case the locked password file cause was HIPS from the McAfee enterprise security suite solution. By shutting down HIPS, I was then able to do a userdel. With HIPS running, impossible. Hope this helps someone out there, because I've not seen this as an answer anywhere.
 
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