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    i have forgottin the admin pass word on my imac it is running osx lepord thanx

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    Re: i am locked out of my imac can u help

    Should this not have been posted in the forgotton password forum? A mod will likely move this thread shortly. Please take a minute to read through the forum rules
    Gareth Howells

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      Re: i am locked out of my imac can u help

      Have you tried using the spare key under the welcome mat?

      Okay, seriously. Try this is you still have the installatoin discs. Try this if you don't. However, note this disclaimer for the second link:
      Originally posted by Hackzine commenter
      "Not this caveat, from a commenter at Hackazine: if you have a FileVault-protected home directory, you cannot use this hack. Changing your password from the command line will render your home directory completely inaccessible, probably permanently."
      Let us know if it works!
      Last edited by Nonapeptide; 21st August 2009, 19:14.
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