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    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?

    Thanks

    Z

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    Yes, it will work.

    Single user mode is often what's used to reset lost/hacked unix/linux passwords.

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    It did thank god for that!!!

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    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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