1 Reply Latest reply: Jan 10, 2013 8:12 PM by BDAqua
andreafrompescara Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

I forgot my admistrator password... How can I reset it?


iMac, iOS 3.1
  • BDAqua Level 10 Level 10 (119,040 points)

    If 10.6.8 or les...

     

    1. Insert the Mac OS X Install disc, then restart the computer while holding the C key.

     

    2. When your computer finishes starting up from the disc, choose Utilities from the Installer menu at the top of the screen. (In Mac OS X 10.4 or later, you must select your language first.)

     

    Important: Do not click Continue in the first screen of the Installer. If you do, you must restart from the disc again to access the Menubar at top.

     

    1. Insert the Mac OS X Install disc, then restart the computer while holding the C key.

    2. When your computer finishes starting up from the disc, choose Reset Password from the Installer menu at the top of the screen. (In Mac OS X 10.4 or later, you must select your language first.)

    Important: Do not click Continue in the first screen of the Installer. If you do, you must restart from the disc again to access Reset Password.

     

    Reset Password 10.7, 10.8...

    http://reviews.cnet.com/8301-13727_7-20087723-263/how-to-run-the-password-reset- utility-in-os-x-10.7-lion/

     

    Then Reset your Keychain...

     

    http://support.apple.com/kb/TS1544