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486 Views 3 Replies Latest reply: Feb 9, 2012 12:41 PM by Carol Wells RSS
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Jan 30, 2012 4:50 AM

I keep going to my security page and finding my lock unlocked. I changed my password and NO ONE knows it except for me and it just happened again! What is going on?

MacBook, Mac OS X (10.5.8)
  • Ralph Landry1 Level 7 Level 7 (28,790 points)
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    Jan 30, 2012 4:56 AM (in response to icare!)

    Is your Keychain Access locked?  More on passwords is in this knowledge base artilce.

  • Carol Wells Level 1 Level 1 (5 points)
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    Feb 9, 2012 12:41 PM (in response to icare!)

    Oh I am so glad someone else has this problem. I also set my admin passcode and then my firmware passcode. I have had security issues already and set the firmward passcode to prevent changes to my hard drive. Well, neither one is working. I cannot install any software and cannot change the passcodes, I have webpages opening on their own, and I feel that my computer is being accessed remotely. I also have found that private accounts seem to be accessed. I tried to reinstall the OS, which is Lion, but of course without the firmware passcode it will not allow me near the OS. I have been told by Apple Support that I have to pay out of pocket to have this checked and fixed.


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