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How do I find ny "administer's" password ***** my Apple PC?

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how do I find ny "administer's" password ***** my Apple PC?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Mac
Expert:  Jins M. N. replied 2 years ago.
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Which OSX version you have on this iMac ?
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Jins
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Yosemite
Expert:  Jins M. N. replied 2 years ago.
Thank you vey much for the info. Restart your system. Hold down the ‘command’ + ‘r’ keys on the keyboard during the start up process when you see the start up screen you can let go. When the machine boots eventually you will see the OS X Utilities screen.
Go to the Utilites menu and select Terminal
At the prompt type ‘resetpassword’ and press Enter
This launches the Reset Password ***** select the Volume Hard Drive in the top part of the window pane, then for the user that you need to reset select the user account in the lower part then add and confirm the new password ***** click save, you get a confirmation screen and details about the keychain account.
Go to the Apple Menu and click Restart to boot back to the normal hard drive and the new password ***** take effect immediately.
Please refer the following link to see the step by step instructions with pictures.
http://coolestguidesontheplanet.com/reset-forgotten-admin-password-mac-osx/
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Jins
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I clicked on 'Utilities", opened it and then clicked on "Terminal" there was no prompt so I could not type in reset password-
terry
Expert:  Jins M. N. replied 2 years ago.
Nothing happen, when you click on Terminal ? Not even an error message ? If so you need to reinstall OSX. You can do it from the Utilities menu. Please refer following page:
http://www.maclife.com/article/howtos/fix-mac-bootup-problems-recovery-mode
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Jins

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