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I forgot the password to enter my MacBook Pro , how can i fix it?


Do a google search for reset lost password in Mac OSX.
Here are two responses from such a query:
see http://www.wikihow.com/Reset-a-Lost-Admin-Password-on-Mac-OS-X
or
http://coolestguidesontheplanet.com/reset-forgotten-admin-password-mac-osx/

Both contain specific steps too long to mention here.

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Mac pro forgot password


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Boot from the original disc or USB stick. Under Utilities, you'll find either Password Reset or Reset Password.

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I am blocked on my Mac Pro


You need the original startup disk. You can reset the password for the utilities menu.

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How do i remove system lock pin on macbook pro


Resetting a user's password
Note: These steps are for Mac OS X v10.3 or later. For information about resetting a password in Mac OS X v10.2.8 or earlier, see the Additional Information section below.
  1. Log in with an administrator account. Tip: If you don't know the password of any administrator accounts, see "Resetting the original administrator account password" below.
  2. From the Apple menu choose System Preferences.
  3. From the View menu choose Accounts.
  4. Click the lock button if it appears locked; enter the administrator password.
  5. Select the username whose password you want to change.
  6. Click the Reset Password button (Mac OS X v10.3 and v10.4) or the Change Password button (Mac OS X v10.5 or later).
  7. Enter a new password in both the Password and Verify fields, and add a hint if desired.
  8. Click the Reset Password button (Mac OS X v10.3 and v10.4) or the Change Password button (Mac OS X v10.5 or later).
  9. If a dialog box appears with the message "Your Keychain password will be changed to your new account password," click OK.

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I forgot my macbook password


Restart the computer with the original Mac OS Disk hold down the C Key and restart the computer
Choose your Language
Hit Continue
Go to the Mac OS install page
At the top of the page
Click on Utilities
Reset Password
reset your password twice
Quit Reset Password from Apple Menu
Quit Mac OS Installer
When it asks are you sure
Click RESTART
You have now reset your Admin Password

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I cant not login in too my users i forgot my password


Thank you for contacting Fixya Support, I am glad to assist.

If you are unable to gain access via the password to login to your Mac OS X desktop, you are going to reset your password.

What you will need to do is use the Mac OS X restore (Disk 1) or the Mac OS X installation disk which came with your Macbook Pro.

Now perform this process:

* Insert your install disc
* Reboot your Macbook Pro

* Press the C key on your keyboard and hold until you see the white screen, grey apple, and eventually the spinning gear.

* Release the C key when you see the spinning gear

* When you reach the Mac OS X install environment, click past the language screen.

* From the Installer Menu bar select "Utilities" and then "Reset Password".

* Within the Reset Password utility, select the User Account you need access to.

* Reset the password.

* Quit the Reset Password utility when you have reset and confirmed the new password

* Quit the Installer and restart your Mac..

* At the log in window, enter your username and newly reset password. You should now be able to successfully log in. * I hope this helps.

Regards,

-Mactechtrainer

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I have a macbook pro and I am "locked out" from updating software


Insert your Mac OS disk into the cd drive and restart while holding the C key to launch the system on the disk instead of your hard drive.
When you reach the desktop, look for the utilities menu and reset the master password.
You shouldn't need the existing password to do so.

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My mac book pro is password locked by another user


In order to override/reset the root level password on your system you can boot up from a system disk (insert disk and restart holding down "C" key). If you don't have a system disk, there are other ways to do it: http://www.macosxhints.com/article.php?story=20080414140636495

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