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MAC – Reset Admin Password

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MAC - Reset Admin Password
Creating a new Admin on MAC OS is quitte simple once you know it. Here's how to create a new Admin user without the CD. You'll need to enter the terminal and delete the SetupDone-file. When errasing this file you'll be greeted with the setup screen you had when first installing the system.

1. Reboot
2. Hold Apple Key + S after you hear the chime.
3. In the terminal enter following commands.

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mount -uw /
rm /var/db/.AppleSetupDone
shutdown -h now

4. After the reboot you'll be able to create a new Admin user.  When logged in with the new account you'll be able to reset the old password.

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