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 Forgot password?
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I am in my login screen, I do not remember my administrator password, and I want to reset the password. What do I do?

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Post time: 2014-03-05 20:56:56 |Show all posts
Displays,  Power and Battery,  Internet and Networking,  Peripherals
I have a macbook air and I am stuck in the login menu. I do not remember the main account's password. I am fine with resetting it but in order to do that, I know you have to turn it off. When I press the "shut down" icon, it says I have to enter the administrator name and password and then i can shut it down. Well yeah, I cannot remember my administrator name or password.. What the **** do I do??
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Post time: 2014-03-05 22:19:06 |Show all posts
Press the power button for 10 or more seconds.
Reset Password using Recovery HD
OSX 10.6 Snow Leopard
Follow the instructions in second and third boxes.
OS X 10.7 Lion /10.8 Mountain Lion
Follow the instructions in the first and third boxes.

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