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Omer Mushahwar, Computer Hardware Engineer
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I have a mac book from several years ago. I forgot or something

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I have a mac book from several years ago. I forgot or something happened to my master password. I cant add any applications. how do I reset master password. I have my macbook ox x install disks.

Omer Mushahwar :

Hi I am one of the experts here on Just

Omer Mushahwar :

Could you please tell me what version of Mac OSX is running on your mac book?

Omer Mushahwar :

To Find it please click the apple and select about this mac



Omer Mushahwar :

Thanks for that

Omer Mushahwar :

  1. Insert the Mac OS X Install disc and restart the computer.

  2. When you hear the startup tone, hold down the C key until you see the spinning gear.

  3. When the Installer appears, choose Utilities > Reset Password.

  4. Follow the onscreen instructions to change the password.

  5. Quit the Installer and restart your computer while holding down the mouse button to eject the disc.

Be sure to change your login password XXXXX Keychain Access to match your new password.


thank you.

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