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MacBook laptop is locked. forgot password. How do I re-set

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Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Mac
Expert:  Michael L............JA MAC Tonight replied 6 years ago.

Hi and Welcome to Just Answer,

 

Ok, let's take a look at this;

 

In order to fix this you will need to use your disk or get a disk, and then follow the instructions

 

Insert the install CD and reboot your computer.

 


Press the C key while the computer is booting hold it down until the Apple logo appears.
Select Reset Password XXXXX the Utilities menu then choose your username. Then follow the rest of the prompts

 

 

More info here

 

http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=106156

 

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Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Reply to Michael L............JA MAC Tonight's Post: I followed your directions and believe I successfully reset the administrative password.
The computer still has my girl friend's personal
lock. After I reset the admin password XXXXX said
something like to change keychain or something passwords..... so I went to the next utilities drop down....now when I restart I just get her
login box. What now?
Expert:  Michael L............JA MAC Tonight replied 6 years ago.

ok, this should help you get through that

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1631

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