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HT1528 retreiving info from a mac os x 10.4 laptop after using unix

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Aug 13, 2013 2:41 PM

hi there. i have a problem. on mac os x 10.4, on my laptop, i had a user account that i lost the password for. on some discussion board, i found a unix command which allowed me to use my computer again however, it made a new account. i am unable to access the files that were on it before i made the changes with the unix command. if i look in my music folder, for instance, no mp3s show up, however, when i do a getinfo on the harddrive it shows that the data is still there/used up. is there a way i can retrieve these files?




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