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Password When i put the cd its says "Installer requiers that you tipe your password" since i have have my mac i have never put a password so i dont know what should i tipe?

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  • Gareth Cockram
    Gareth Cockram May 11, 2010

    Some software require that you enter a password or a License key to install the software.



    it could also be a parental lock of some kind, to prevent installation of illicit programs (not authorised by controlling user)



    what are you trying to install?



    is there any moe information you can give about the error message (IE labels identifying the source of the message)



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Either you do, indeed have a master password set on your computer (if you didnt set it, was it preowned?) OR you can just hit enter to move on with installing and it won't require a password.

Posted on Jan 08, 2009

Ups sorry i forgot to write what, its the software Macally IceCam Personal Web Camera, the program dont have any license key.the password comes from the mac.but i do not have any.what could it be?

Posted on Nov 03, 2008

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How to reset the admin password for my Mac OS X 10.2.8


If you have your Install CD
Start up from a Mac OS X Install CD.
Hold the C key as the computer starts to boot from the CD.
When the installer starts, choose your language, and you'll proceed to the welcome dialog.
Choose Reset Password from the Installer menu
Select your Mac OS X hard disk volume.
Select the user name of your original administrator account.
Important: Do not select "System Administrator (root)". This is actually a reference to the root user. Do not confuse it with a normal administrator account.
Enter your new password. Click Save.
Quit the Reset Password tool, and Restart your Mac.
Once you restart your Mac, you should be able to log in with the newly changed password.
If you don't...
This should work for your version:
To reset your OS X password without an OS X CD you need to enter terminal and create a new admin account:
Reboot
Hold apple + s down after you hear the chime.
When you get text prompt enter in these terminal commands to create a brand new admin account (hitting return after each line):
mount -uw /
rm /var/db/.AppleSetupDone
shutdown -h now
After rebooting you should have a brand new admin account. When you login as the new admin you can just delete the old one.

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Nov 19, 2010 | Computers & Internet

Tip

Reset your Apple's Original Admin Password.


Resetting the original administrator account password Follow these steps to reset a password when there is only one administrator account on the computer, or if the original administrator account needs a password reset. "Original" administrator account refers to the one that was created immediately after installing Mac OS X. If the original administrator password is known, that administrator account may be used to reset the passwords of other administrator accounts using the steps described above. These steps require an optical drive; if your Mac does not have an optical drive and you have a Mac OS X v10.6 Install disc, see below.
  1. Start up from a Mac OS X Install disc (one whose version is closest to the version of Mac OS X installed). Usually, you can start from the disc by putting it in your computer, restarting, and holding the C key. Or, put it in the computer and click the Install or Restore icon you see in the disc's main window (after which the computer will start from the disc without you needing to hold C). Or, you can use Startup Manager or the Startup Disk preference pane to select the Install disc.
    Choose a language, click the arrow button to continue,
  2. Mac OS X v10.6 or later: Choose Password Reset from the Utilities menu.
    Mac OS X v10.5 or v10.4: Choose Reset Password from the Utilities menu.
    Mac OS X v10.3: Choose Reset Password from the Installer menu.
    Tip: If you don't see this menu or menu choice, you're probably not started from the disc yet.
    Note: The default keyboard layout is U.S. English while started from the installation disc. If you use a keyboard layout other than U.S English, use the Input menu (the flag icon on the right side of the menu bar) to select the desired layout before typing a new password.
    Select your Mac OS X hard disk volume.
  3. Select the user name of your original administrator account.
    Important: Do not select "System Administrator (root)". This is actually the root user. You should not confuse it with a normal administrator account.

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  4. Enter a new password.
  5. Click Save.
  6. Click the red button in the upper left corner to quit the application.
  7. Choose Quit Mac OS X Installer... from the Mac OS X Installer menu.
  8. Click Restart.
After following these steps, you'll want to also follow the steps in this article.
Mac OS X v10.6: Resetting the original administrator account password on a Mac that has no optical drive
These steps require a second computer that has an optical drive.
Note: If the second computer is a Mac, make sure Mac OS X v10.5.3 or later is installed. If the second computer is a PC, make sure the DVD or CD Sharing Update 1.0 for Windows is installed.
  1. Open "Remote Install Mac OS X" from the Utilities folder.
  2. Follow the onscreen instructions.

on Feb 10, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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How can I find the admin password on my mac. I had a new hard drive put in my pc. I want to change some of the admin settings but I need the password. How can I find it or change it without knowing the...


Resetting the original administrator account password Follow these steps to reset a password when there is only one administrator account on the computer, or if the original administrator account needs a password reset. "Original" administrator account refers to the one that was created immediately after installing Mac OS X. If the original administrator password is known, that administrator account may be used to reset the passwords of other administrator accounts using the steps described above. These steps require an optical drive; if your Mac does not have an optical drive and you have a Mac OS X v10.6 Install disc, see below.
  1. Start up from a Mac OS X Install disc (one whose version is closest to the version of Mac OS X installed). Usually, you can start from the disc by putting it in your computer, restarting, and holding the C key. Or, put it in the computer and click the Install or Restore icon you see in the disc's main window (after which the computer will start from the disc without you needing to hold C). Or, you can use Startup Manager or the Startup Disk preference pane to select the Install disc.
    Choose a language, click the arrow button to continue,
  2. Mac OS X v10.6 or later: Choose Password Reset from the Utilities menu.
    Mac OS X v10.5 or v10.4: Choose Reset Password from the Utilities menu.
    Mac OS X v10.3: Choose Reset Password from the Installer menu.
    Tip: If you don't see this menu or menu choice, you're probably not started from the disc yet.

    Note: The default keyboard layout is U.S. English while started from the installation disc. If you use a keyboard layout other than U.S English, use the Input menu (the flag icon on the right side of the menu bar) to select the desired layout before typing a new password.
    Select your Mac OS X hard disk volume.
  3. Select the user name of your original administrator account.
    Important: Do not select "System Administrator (root)". This is actually the root user. You should not confuse it with a normal administrator account.

    ht1274_leopard.png
  4. Enter a new password.
  5. Click Save.
  6. Click the red button in the upper left corner to quit the application.
  7. Choose Quit Mac OS X Installer... from the Mac OS X Installer menu.
  8. Click Restart.
  9. After following these steps, you'll want to also follow the steps in this article.
Mac OS X v10.6: Resetting the original administrator account password on a Mac that has no optical drive
These steps require a second computer that has an optical drive.
Note: If the second computer is a Mac, make sure Mac OS X v10.5.3 or later is installed. If the second computer is a PC, make sure the DVD or CD Sharing Update 1.0 for Windows is installed.
  1. Open "Remote Install Mac OS X" from the Utilities folder.
  2. Follow the onscreen instructions.

Feb 10, 2010 | Apple MacBook PC Notebook

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My mac will not let me log on!


Step 1: Start up from a Mac OS X Install CD. macosx-dvd.pngThis hardest part of this technique may be laying your hands on a Mac OS X Install CD when you need one. Use a version that is close the the version of Mac OS X you have installed.
Hold the C key as the computer starts to boot from the CD.
When the installer starts, choose your language, and you'll proceed to the welcome dialog.
Step 2: Choose Reset Password from the Utilities menu. resetpw-utilitymenu.jpg Tip: In previous versions of Mac OS X (10.2 and 10.3), you can find the Resent Password option under the Installer menu instead.
Step 3: Select your Mac OS X hard disk volume. resetpw-reset.jpg Select the user name of your original administrator account.
Important: Do not select "System Administrator (root)". This is actually a reference to the root user. Do not confuse it with a normal administrator account.
Enter your new password. Click Save.
resetpw-passwordsaved.jpg Step 4: Quit the Reset Password tool, and Restart your Mac. resetpw-quit.jpg

Nov 18, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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Apple help


If you entered a password hint when you created the user account on your computer, then you can view the hint after entering an incorrect password. If not, and you have your original Apple restore disks, then you can reset your password by starting up from the cd. Put the CD into the drive and restart the computer by holding down the C key on your keyboard. When the computer restarts, click the Installer menu item at the top of the screen, then click Reset Password. Set the new password , then restart and voila, you're done.

Jul 05, 2009 | Apple iBook Mac Notebook

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User password


from apple:"From page 31 of the "Welcome to Mac OS X" booklet:
If you forget your password for your computer, insert the Mac OS X CD and restart your computer while holding down the C key on the keyboard. When the Installer appears, choose Reset Password from the Installer menu and follow the onscreen instructions.
Tip: Resetting an account password doesn't affect other kinds of passwords that might be forgotten, such as your email account password, .Mac password, secure server , Internet access password (if you have one), Keychain passwords, or Mac OS X 10.3 Panther's master password. "

If that does not work, follow the indications at the bottom of this page: Macintosh OS: Lost Admin Password

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I did a software upgrade yesterday to OSX 10.5.6 and when my computer restarted by DVD/CD drive no longer works.  When I put a CD in it sort of makes a noise and after a little bit it spits it back out...


Hi There,
9 times out of 10 any faults encountered to hardware during an upgrade are due to a faulty or misinterpreted install. To rectify this download the combo installer from here. It's pretty huge at 668MB so will take ages to download but it should repair our drive situation.
Hope it works out for you
All the best
Sean
PiDigital

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Troubleshooting Password Problem OS 10.4.11


Follow these steps -

1. Start up from a Mac OS X Installation CD (one with a version that is closest to the version of Mac OS X installed on your Mac).
You should first disable Open Firmware password protection, if it is enabled. Hold the C key as the computer starts.
2. From the Installer menu Choose "Reset Password" (if you have Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger this will be the "Utilities menu").
Tip: If you don't see this menu or menu choice, you're probably not started from the CD yet.
3. Select your Mac OS X hard disk volume.
4. Set the user name of your original administrator account.
Do not select "System Administrator (root)".
5. Enter new password.
6. Save.
7. Follow these instructions to set Keychain Access -
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1631

Aug 11, 2008 | Apple Mac OS X 10.4

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Forgot my screen saver password


You need the Install CD that came new with your computer to reset the password if no other administrator accounts have been created. Steps:

  1. Tuin on your computer, Insert the Install CD on your computer and hold the C key
  2. Choose Reset Password from Installer/Utilities Menu
  3. Select your Mac OS X hard disk volume.
  4. Set the user name of your original administrator account.
  5. Enter a new password.
  6. Click Save.
  7. Computer restarts and you now know what your password is

Jun 07, 2008 | Apple MacBook PC Notebook

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