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I have one admin account that's empty, and my account which is admin but barely has any privileges at all (can't save anything in Finder, etc.).

Could I somehow transfer my empty account's privileges to my new account?

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You would want to log in to the other account and go to System Preferences, then Users & Groups. From there you should be able to adjust your account's privileges.

These are the screens you will see.

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