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when try to do a software update, it asks me for the administrators name (my name) and password. So i enter them in and i can guarantee they are correct since i tried logging in with the same password and i worked.

when i click enter i always get this message:

"you must type and administrators name and password to make changes"

But i just did that correctly!? Everything's entered correctly because if i purposely type something wrong then it gives me:

"sorry you entered an invalid username or password"

what's going on!!?
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Bump.
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Try creating a new user account with admin rights and using that - any different?
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Looks like it's a common problem:

http://support.apple.com/kb/TS1413?viewlocale=en_US
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Looks like it's a common problem:

http://support.apple.com/kb/TS1413?viewlocale=en_US
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