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Bought a this apple macbook pro in the craigslist and I am trying to start up the computer. I bought a router but can't connect to the internet because it is asking the password that I don't know. The screen shows install Mac OS X and enter password. Please help!

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Well it's either hacking that password or installing a new version of MacOS. Reinstalling macos is the faster and cleaner solution. If you don't want to do it yourself, maybe a tech savy friend can do it for you. If you want to pay to have somebody do it for you there are third party Macbook Repair Services.

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Please check the bellow link for your query…Its an official site of apple macbook….Hope it helps

http://support.apple.com/kb/ht2497

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