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Model M2453 or M6411 / 300, 366, or 466 MHz G3 processor

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I forgot my password

I forgot my password and i don't have the disk so i could reset my password

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You can reset Mac OS X (Taken that you are running OS X) this will delete all user accounts and passwords, but keep the data intact. Boot into single user mode (Hold "Command[Apple]" + "S" upon chime)

Type the following commands:

fsck -y

mount -uw

rm /var/db/.AppleSetupDone

this will reset mac os x, and yopu will need to reboot to see the effects.

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+ nice answer

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I just did it yesterday. Can confirm it works. However, you will lose your keychain but at least your files are back

EDIT: It only allows you to create a new admin account but your old one is still there. Use the new admin to change the old account's password. Your keychain will still be lost.

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My clamshell iBook boots perfectly. Yet, each time I use the command + s, it boots to the login password and to the previous owner's acct. I cannot get to the terminal. I have no disks and the owner is no longer alive. Any suggestions, please.

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Any solutions to this? We are having the same problem

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