If I open up my hard drive and navigate to Users, my main account is not there. How can I get it back?
In retrospect I realize it has been gone for a while, but since it still appears in the Sidebar I haven't worried too much about it. Until I recently realized that all my Time Machine backups are worthless because I can't navigate to any files backed up within my account (if I check the file size of the backup it's the same size as what's on my hard drive, so I know it's actually there, I just can't get to it).
I've tried creating an alias to the account but it won't let me do that through the Sidebar. I've searched all over the place and haven't seen another post like this. Anyone have any thoughts on how to troubleshoot this?
Here you can see my user account on the left with the 'M', but going through
HD > Users my account isn't there.
The 'M' account is where all my stuff is, other added accounts appear under
Users like the 'L' account.
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