The Computer Guy, Seattle David Anders

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Reset Lion Administrator Password

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Restart your Mac with Option key down and choose
Recovery HD in the startup screen.
In the Mac OS
X Utilities screen that appears, choose Terminal.
Enter “resetpassword” (without the quotes) and press
A Reset Password window will pop up.
Select your startup volume
in the top of the window and then, from the pop-up menu below, select a
user account—George, for example.

In the fields below that enter and confirm your new password.
Enter a password hint in the appropriate field.
Click on Save.
Restart from the Apple menu.


Written by davidanders

January 3, 2012 at 2:07 pm

Posted in backup

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