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HT1750: Intel-based iMac (Mid 2007) and later: How to find the serial number

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I need help with my Mac desktop and change the installer password


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  • K Shaffer Level 6 Level 6 (8,590 points)
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    Jan 12, 2014 5:20 PM (in response to Yazmincar)

    Do you need to 'reset the Admin user password' to gain access to the computer?

    If so the method may vary among various Mac OS X systems, so it may help to

    know what computer and OS X you have...


    1. OS X: Changing or resetting an account password (Snow Leopard ...
      Learn how to change or reset an account password in OS X, including the original ... Mac OS X. If the original administrator password is known, that administrator ...
    2. How to reset admin password iMac: Apple Support Communities › Desktop ComputersiMac (Intel)Discussions
      May 10, 2013 - Mac OS X 10.6- If you forget your administrator password ... dialog window that will appear. Or see Reset a Mac OS X 10.7 Lion Password and.
    3. Enabling and using the "root" user in Mac OS X - Support - Apple
      After completing a task as the root user, you should log out of Mac OS X and log ... an administrator account can become the root user or reset the root password.


    Here's a few ideas taken from a google ^ of the topic;

    if you search Apple Support database, even more.


    And then there's this...

    Reset the user password in OS X Lion, Mountain Lion, and Mavericks: ASC...


    {If you have a newer Mac with no optical drive, and no boot disc DVD, but it has a Recovery partition, you may be able to boot into OS X Utilities in there and choose to reset the admin or account passwords. I haven't used that, so am not familiar.}


    Good luck & happy computing!


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