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    Angry can't get around password!!
    I just bought an imac g4 from someone,they are gone and I'm stuck,I can't get past the log in because there is a password on it. What the hell should I do? can I switch hard drives-and how in the world would I do that?

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    Member Since
    Jul 22, 2003
    Hamilton College
    20" iMac C2D 2.16ghz, 13" MacBook 2.0ghz, 60gb iPod vid, 1gb nano
    If you have the OSX cds that came with the computer you can reinstall OS X and start fresh.

    If you have the cd's what you do is put in the first disc and restart the computer. when the imac starts up hold down C and it will boot from CD and you can reinstall OS X and solve the password problem

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    Dec 30, 2002
    Sunny So Cal
    that works ... or when you boot up from the CD, under the Installer Menu, choose Reset Password . and fill in the spaces accordingly

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