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    [HELP] Panther password issue

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    Exclamation [HELP] Panther password issue
    i got an old powerbook G4, its still running nicely though, it is old.

    it still got the same'old OS X it came with, (Panther OS 10.3.9), but i got a prob.

    i tried to change my password in the system>account panel, entered my old password, and where u should type the new password, there alreaddy where some "*", than i accidently hit the Enter key, so now the admin password is some standard password i dont know...

    yet, i have no restore CD's, so that wont work..

    does anybody know that standard password??
    or is there another way to recover it???
    please answer.

    My regards,
    Cas

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    [HELP] Panther password issue
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    You need a boot cd to reset an account password
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    [HELP] Panther password issue
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    Looks like you are in the market for the full retail version of Panther. Do not buy the silver/grey model specific discs.
    Hang on to those original install discs like grim death! Using OS X.7 or later make a bootable USB thumb drive before running Installer!

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