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  1. #1

    Member Since
    May 05, 2007
    Forgot Admin. Pass
    I forgot the admin. password and now I cant install anything on my hardrive. Someone please help! my desktop is slowly flooding with files.

  2. #2

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    Member Since
    Nov 04, 2006
    twin cities, mn, usa
    from apple's support site.

    To reset the administrator password using the Mac OS X disc:
    Insert the Mac OS X Install disc and restart the computer.
    When you hear the startup tone, hold down the C key until you see the spinning gear.
    When the Installer appears, choose Utilities > Reset Password.
    Follow the onscreen instructions to change the password.
    Quit the Installer and restart your computer while holding down the mouse button to eject the disc.
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  3. #3

    Member Since
    May 05, 2007
    Will my files be lost?

  4. #4
    Nope, your files should remain the same if you do it correctly.
    Brendan Welsh
    Aluminum Macbook Owner

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