Mac Thread, Lost User Account Password in Technical; Some little delight has set a password on my laptop and doesnt know what they changed it to!
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1st November 2008, 01:40 PM #1
Lost User Account Password
Some little delight has set a password on my laptop and doesnt know what they changed it to!
I am 10562 miles away from my OSX media so unable to reset the password that way.
I did a google search and found this:
macosxhints.com - 10.5: Reset a user's password in single user mode
Does anyone know if this works?
IDG Tech News
1st November 2008, 01:50 PM #2
Yes, it will work.
Single user mode is often what's used to reset lost/hacked unix/linux passwords.
Thanks to kmount from:
FN-GM (1st November 2008)
1st November 2008, 01:56 PM #3
It did thank god for that!!!
1st November 2008, 02:59 PM #4
I was gonna say if that failed am sure you could of gone to an apple store and just borrowed some os x leopard discs in oz just for the sake of resetting your password.
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