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Cant get into the comp no password and no password recovery dics

I can not get into my new sony comp - the one that has everything integrated into the screen - it keeps saying that the password is wrong - and I did not make a recovery discs or password reset disc, please help

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  • Beethoven Downings May 11, 2010

    I would say all the experts would need more specific informations regarding to your sony comp for example:

    • Model number

    • Operating system
    Otherwise question is too broad to cover


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If your OS is vista, follow the steps in the following link

If your OS is MAC, then follow these instructions,

Althoughthere’s no real way to recover a lost root password, youcan change theroot password even if you do not know the current one.You must havephysical access to the machine in order to accomplishthis task.

1. Click Restart at the login window
2. While the computeris restarting, hold down “Command-S” until yousee text scrollingthrough the window. This boots the computer intosingle user mode.
3. At the Localhost% prompt type:
/sbin/fsck -y
/sbin/mount -uw /
You will then see various services starting up.
4. When the Localhost% prompt reappears, type:
passwd [username]
It will then ask you to type the new root password twice, so do so.
(ThoughI’ve not tried it, it appears you can type niutil -list ./users to geta list if users if you do not know the username….ifsomeone wants toverify this, I would be most appreciative).
5. After entering the new password, type:
6.At the login window, enter the username with the new password.Once youare logged in, you can use the Multiple Usersapplication(/Applications/Utilities) to change your user’s password, orcreate anew user account.
Note: this may not work for newer versions of OS X; I think they didsomething about it in a security update. I hope this helps you with Macintosh password recovery.

Hope this helps,


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