Results 1 to 4 of 4
  1. #1


    Member Since
    Jan 09, 2012
    Posts
    26
    Specs:
    iMac 27" i7 3.4 GHz..12GB RAM 250GB SSD +2TB HD Lion 10.7. Parallels 7 & with Win7
    Password for Apple Desktop
    I do not usually have a password on my computers but I do need one now on my new AppleMac 27" with Lion 10.7...I have set a password for login and this is working OK.. but I do not wish to have to put in the password every time change something in he system when I am already logged in.!!?
    Is there a way around this that I am missing?
    Thanks,
    ronpeck

  2. #2

    chscag's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jan 23, 2008
    Location
    Fort Worth, Texas
    Posts
    48,038
    Specs:
    Late 2013 27" iMac, iPad 3, iPhone 6s+, iPhone 6+, 3 iPods, El Capitan
    No way around that once you've assigned an Administrator password. Even if you hadn't previously assigned one the pop up would still come up and you would have to enter a null response. (press enter)

  3. #3


    Member Since
    Jan 09, 2012
    Posts
    26
    Specs:
    iMac 27" i7 3.4 GHz..12GB RAM 250GB SSD +2TB HD Lion 10.7. Parallels 7 & with Win7
    Quote Originally Posted by chscag View Post
    No way around that once you've assigned an Administrator password. Even if you hadn't previously assigned one the pop up would still come up and you would have to enter a null response. (press enter)
    Yeh! Thanks.. looks like I am stuck.. could go back in time but that does not solve my problem with security..so any way thank you..ronpeck

  4. #4


    Member Since
    Jan 22, 2010
    Location
    Victoria, BC
    Posts
    20,911
    Specs:
    Mid-2012 MBP (16GB, 1TB HD), Monoprice 24-inch second monitor, iPhone 5s 32GB, iPad Air 2 64GB
    The admin password should not come up unless you are installing software or making changes to the system, something most people do very very infrequently if at all.

    The admin password requirement is the NUMBER ONE reason why Macs don't have viruses.

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. New security hole allows for Apple ID password reset using Apple's iForgot page
    By OneMoreThing... in forum Apple Rumors and Reports
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 03-22-2013, 07:00 PM
  2. apple password
    By rlgreen in forum OS X - Operating System
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 07-13-2012, 05:35 PM
  3. Apple ID and password
    By Fuzzyvet in forum OS X - Operating System
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 01-03-2012, 08:09 PM
  4. Replies: 6
    Last Post: 11-30-2007, 07:55 PM
  5. Replies: 8
    Last Post: 04-27-2007, 09:36 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •