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Hi i am totally new to the macbooks,
and just bought a macbook but the guy i have bought it from forgot to give me his admin password,also i have not got the osx disc .As he has moved away and i cannot get hold of him is there a way to change the admin password and username any help i would be really grateful for thanks ..
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