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    Jun 05, 2012
    Lion forgot admin p/w but resetpassword doesn't work

    I have forgotten the admin password on a Macbook pro running Lion. I have used the CMD-R terminal / resetpassword instructions, but although the password appears to be changed it still isn't letting me get in after rebooting.
    Does anyone know how to get the resetpassword to work? Or know another way to change the admin password?


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    Jan 22, 2010
    Victoria, BC
    Mid-2012 MBP (16GB, 1TB HD), Monoprice 24-inch second monitor, iPhone 5s 32GB, iPad Air 2 64GB
    That's not how you change the admin password. No idea what you're doing, but here's the correct instructions:

    Mac OS X: Changing or resetting an account password

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