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431 Views 2 Replies Latest reply: Apr 28, 2013 3:30 PM by van-martin RSS
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Apr 26, 2013 4:54 PM

how do I reset my admin password? My Mothers iMac is asking for an admin password to update her software. She doesn't have a clue what it is. running OS X 10.5.6 ?

iMac, Mac OS X (10.5.7), this is about my Mother's iMac
  • sanjampet Level 5 Level 5 (6,880 points)
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    Apr 26, 2013 5:42 PM (in response to van-martin)

    van,

    If you can login, you can click on the Apple in the menu bar>about this mac, and it should tell you the version of OSX you are running.

     

    If it is 10.5.X Leopard (it will say on the install disk) follow the directions in this link.

     

    http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1274

     

    Hope this helps,

    Best

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