1 Reply Latest reply: Feb 21, 2013 12:03 PM by rccharles
Coolabah1au Level 1 Level 1

How do i get around this ?

Look for a way to put new soft ware on ?

iMac, Mac OS X (10.4.11)
  • rccharles Level 6 Level 6
    Classic Mac OS

    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.

    1. 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.
    2. This will bring you to a panel asking you for your language.  Pick your language.
    3. initial boot screen dvd.jpg


    5. You you come to the Install Mac OS panel.  Do not install.
    6. Click on Utilities menu item.  This will give you a pulldown list of utilities.
    7. Click on Reset Password.
      cd pulldown.jpg