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    Exclamation OS X passwords
    I am a new user for mac .... macbook pro

    the question is can i have a password for mac user... like windows when i start the operation i cant sing in till entering the correct password
    if there is way plz tell me wat is it @_@

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    Aug 03, 2009
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    Late 2011 MBP 13" i5/16GB RAM,Early 2007 MB white 13", 2x TV 3rd Gen, ᣦ
    When you go to System Prefs/Accounts... you can create a new account with password or change the password on your existing account.

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    Dec 22, 2006
    Texas, where else?
    15" MBP '06 2.33 C2D 4GB 10.7; 13" MBA '14 1.8 i7 8GB 10.11; 21" iMac '13 2.9 i5 8GB 10.11; 6S
    You should have a password already. If not you'll need to create one.

    To create one, in 'Accounts' preferences, highlight your user and click on Change Password.

    After creating one, or if you have one already, on the left side of the 'Accounts' window at the bottom of the list of accounts, click on 'Login Options'. You may need to click on the lock at the bottom to make any changes. Then set the 'Automatic Login' box to 'Off' and make any other changes you'd like.
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