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Mac pro administrator password forgot

Can't use the CD. is there a backdoor?

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If you cannot get the CD, you can create a bootable USB disk as a startup disk. If you then go into Disk Utility you will be able to reset the admin password.

Posted on Apr 25, 2014

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SOURCE: can not load new mac software

It seems that while installing Mac, you selected a password for admin, and so, before installing any software you should insert the password.
If your Mac has not any admin password, I suggest you that make an admin password and now check to install your software by your new password.

Posted on Jan 31, 2009

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