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Hi Mac users,
I have recently returned from new zealand back to the uk during this time my mac was in storage unfortunately on start up i cant remember my password even from the hint clue so my question is simple !!

How can i get into my mac without losing the data on it and reset the password, i would appreciate any help you can give me

thanks thaipan
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G'day and welcome to the forums.

Got the system install or operating system discs? Boot from the disc and change the password. Trouble if you no longer have the discs.
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thanks !
Have disc,s so will try that.
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And here is how to do this:-

Mac OS X: Changing or resetting an account password

Click on Resetting Original Password.....................
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