Password?!??

Joined
Nov 23, 2011
Messages
3
Reaction score
0
Points
1
Hiya, i've had my mac for 11 months and i didn't realise it had a password because everytime i logged in it'd go straight to my home screen, however.. it has asked me for a password whenever i want to delete something. However i don't have the disk? (i promise i haven't stole it)!!!!!
 

vansmith

Senior Member
Joined
Oct 19, 2008
Messages
19,946
Reaction score
583
Points
113
Location
Queensland
Your Mac's Specs
Too many devices to list
You set up a password when you first set up OS X. This is the password being asked for. Do you remember this password?

If not, you can reset the original password (see instructions here) but you'll need to find the discs. They came with your machine and will be grey.
 
OP
E
Joined
Nov 23, 2011
Messages
3
Reaction score
0
Points
1
You set up a password when you first set up OS X. This is the password being asked for. Do you remember this password?

If not, you can reset the original password (see instructions here) but you'll need to find the discs. They came with your machine and will be grey.


i have lost the discs
 
Joined
Apr 26, 2008
Messages
2,963
Reaction score
120
Points
63
Location
Belgium
Your Mac's Specs
iPad Pro 12.9 latest iOS
Then you will need to buy a set of disks.

Cheers ... McBie
 

chscag

Well-known member
Staff member
Admin
Joined
Jan 23, 2008
Messages
65,247
Reaction score
1,834
Points
113
Location
Keller, Texas
Your Mac's Specs
2017 27" iMac, 10.5" iPad Pro, iPhone 8, iPhone 11, iPhone 12 Mini, Numerous iPods, Monterey
You can change the password without your disk. See the following article and follow instructions carefully: LINK

And, as soon as you can, buy a new install DVD disk. Being without one will only create problems for you in the future.
 

Shop Amazon


Shop for your Apple, Mac, iPhone and other computer products on Amazon.
We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon and affiliated sites.
Top