Changing or resetting an account password via GUI:
Resetting a user's password
Resetting the original administrator account password
Here is how to change the password from the install dvd/cd
How to run reset password from your startup DVD.
- Insert your startup DVD into your reader. Power down your machine. Hold down to the c key. Power on your machine. This will bootup your startup DVD.
- This will bring you to a panel asking you for your language. Pick your language.
- You you come to the Install Mac OS panel. Do not install.
- Click on Utilities menu item. This will give you a pulldown list of utilities.
- Click on Reset Password.