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When you turn the macbook on it asks for a username and password and i recently changed it and didnt write it down is there anyway of getting passed it

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Did you choose a security question? (helps recover password)

OR Try This (taken from another forum)

"Try this
Although there's no real way to recover a lost root password, you can change the root password even if you do not know the current one. You must have physical access to the machine in order to accomplish this task.

Click Restart at the login window
While the computer is restarting, hold down "Command-S" until you see text scrolling through the window.
This boots the computer into single user mode.

At the Localhost% prompt type:
/sbin/mount -uw //sbin/SystemStarter

You will then see various services starting up.

When the Localhost% prompt reappears, type:
passwd root

It will then ask you to type the new root password twice, so do so.

After entering the new password, type:

At the login window, enter username root wih the new password.

Once you are connected, you can use the Multiple Users application (/Applications/Utilities) to change your normal user's password, or create a new user account."

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Are you asking about your wireless network password or the password to access the router control panels via a web browser?

Your wireless network requires a password if you have your network setup to be secure from outside people using it.
If you have no neighbors within wireless range and don't care about anyone accessing your home network then you can turn off the wireless encryption feature within the router control panels.
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Of course a properly working network card will do that anyway since it remembers the password for you and connects automatically anyway, so I'm not sure why you'd want to remove the password.

I don't recommend removing a wireless password because it's normally stored on your laptop anyway and you only have to enter it once. Then it normally just works from then on. If there is no password then other people can use your Internet connection and slow it down, they could access your router and THEY could put a password on it, or have easier access to get into your computer.

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While connected to the router (or online) go to the Start Menu, Accessories, and then Command Prompt. Start that and type in IPCONFIG and hit enter. Find the section for your network card or Ethernet, then look for the IP address called "Default Gateway" such as or

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