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IS THERE A WAY I CAN RESET THE PASSWORD ON A IBOOK MODEL M6411 WITHOUT A BOOT DISK?

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Hi,
This should work:
Here's how to reset your OS X password without an OS X CD. You need to enter terminal and create a new admin account:

  1. Reboot
  2. Hold apple + s down after you hear the chime.
  3. 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
  4. After rebooting you should have a brand new admin account. When you login as the new admin you can simply delete the old one and you're good to go again!

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No because its gonna need a new hardware to do that

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Here are the steps how you can reset the user / password in your notebook.

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