From what I've read root user does not exist on mac os X unless you activate it. But being paranoid I fingered root to see if it exist on my computer. It was used just a few weeks ago. Should I be paranoid? Or am I miss understanding something? Also I tried to deactivate it using the instruction on my computer and did not see root user. Furthering my confusion.
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When you reformat or buy a new mac. You have to first install snow leopard or other version on your mac, after that you have to go through setup assistant to create an account. Once you are done you are automatically a root user and a administrator,
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