Now lets clear something up…. When the page coms to greate accoun i enter password and al hit continue it says: Unexpected error occured. I have rebooted and tried to log in with the disc in and disc out. I have a imac 10. I hit ok then unable to add standard user. I always check the box so it can remember my password in the keychain but doesn't seem like it is. Can any one help to me on that issue.
I have tested my Ram and I dont have anything else installed and it seems to be working just fine. Hold down the Power button for several seconds or press the Restart Button. I bought a macbook for school off ebay for a cheap price. Click on the volume of interest and select the desired user account in the popup. There was no mention of this so I am more than not likely to be off base. Do you have any ideas that might help me? If you've reset your account password, it's highly likely that you'll have to since it requires your old password to access. If All Else Fails Finally, if you run into a problem and can't see your way out, one thing to try is to look for an.
How can I gain access to this Mac? Click the Change Password button. That should do the trick. If you keep getting messages asking for your old account password, you can manually reset your keychain. It will boot like the day you bought your mac or newly installed. I then fill in al the steps.
I am not able to get access to the app computer since it is locked with admin password that i do not know, please help me, how can i create my own account on it. I am unable to make changes on the computer or add software without a password. Do not include the stars, but follow the spaces very closely. I teach and holiday graphic designs are stored. Right after you hear the chime, press and hold the Command and the R keys for a few seconds, then release. Learn it or enjoy your crashed Mac.
Optional Delete the newly created account. There was an admin user with a password, I booted into single user mode and typed exactly what you had there. I've made sure the correct passwords are stored in the account preferences, but still the password prompt comes up on a pretty regular basis. You are an admin user. Try entering a wrong password three times. Close out the Terminal window and behind it you will find the Reset Password utility. If you want to find more password management options, open the Mac App Store and search for the word password.
He deleted all his data along with his user name and administrator password before passing it over and since then I cannot update any software or change system preferences or anything requiring the adminstrator password. When I enter what I am sure it is, it says invalid. Here are some tips for doing just that. Turn your Mac back on after doing this, and your Mac will boot into Recovery Mode, directly opening the password recovery tool. When you login as the new admin you can simply delete the old one.
AppleSetupDone shutdown -h now 4. I have an old Imac 2006 loaded with Version 10. For those of you who said it was a problem with your provider, did you call them to report the problem? The software updates wouldn't load because they weren't available in 1969 isn't that hilarious , and I couldn't change the clock because I didn't have the password. It's unlikely that you'll suddenly remember the password, so you probably need to use one of the other two options. If you can't do that, on to the next technique. Then just simply restart the computer from the Apple menu and login with your new password. Doing this will give you access the system to get Admin rights.
I then set up my user password. Select it and click the Unlock toolbar button and then, after supplying your password to unlock the drive, you can select your disk in the password reset utility. Instead, you can enter your Recovery Key directly into the password prompt of the login screen. Sit tight as your system boots into Recovery Mode. Not much of a big deal but 2-3 times a day, the mail app asks me to retype my mail password. This option creates a nearly empty keychain file that is accessed using your new password.
In the terminal window type the following and hit Return. Hope this helps you out with your new PowerBook! Click the Utilities tab in the top menu bar, select Terminal, type resetpassword and press Enter. My friend helped me to reset the password using the single user mode method. I'm assuming this means it has already been deleted, however, now when the computer reboots it stops at the spinning wheel. When you login as the new admin you can simply delete the old one and your good to go again! If you're logged in as the administrator, open Account preferences and click the Change Password button. I then try preferences to change it and I still can't get on because the password is incorrect. In fact-that is how your mac is set up after you install, and create a user.
In previous query the computer login does not accept the reset password upon reboot. Now I am unable to start my laptop. They could also start sending and receive messages using your email account or use Messages to impersonate you. All of the files previously on my desktop are gone! Click on Create New Keychain when the message appears and enter the new password you just created. Click on it, and your PowerBook will restart and go straight to the install process.