HT1274: OS X: Changing or resetting an account password (Snow Leopard and earlier)Learn about OS X: Changing or resetting an account password (Snow Leopard and earlier)
Currently Being ModeratedJun 13, 2013 7:05 AM (in response to HPLoveCraft)
Reset the user password in Lion and Mountain Lion.
Currently Being ModeratedJul 24, 2013 2:26 PM (in response to HPLoveCraft)
Try using Command + R instead. Or hold down Option and once at the startup menu with the disk images, you should see Recovery 10.8 or Internet Recovery. Loading either one will get to Recovery to change the password