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Jan 28, 2013 10:13 AM

I forgot my login what to do ?

Mac mini, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8)
  • leroydouglas Level 6 Level 6 (13,450 points)
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    Jan 28, 2013 10:14 AM (in response to SBEH)
  • keg55 Level 5 Level 5 (5,645 points)
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    Jan 28, 2013 10:18 AM (in response to SBEH)

    You can restart your Mac using the Command+R keys to boot into your Recovery HD. Once you get the OS X Utilities menu, you will want to click on the Menu Bar and find Terminal (sorry, not on my Mac right now). Open Terminal and type the following on the command line; then hit Return. You will get a GUI screen to select the user account you want to reset the password for. Follow the prompts to change that user's password.

     

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