Don't have original discs anymore, can't remember password, can't use?

Have an iMac G5 A1508, bought for sons when in school, I want to use it now but kid lost all discs for it. Its asking for password and I can't remember and Apple says just get an OS 10.2 disc. Anyone know where or how I can fix this?

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Apple is wrong. This machine shipped with 10.3.5. The 10.2 will not run on your machine. It will take up to 10.5.8. Just get a retail version of 10.5 on eBay. Install it, make a copy for your archives and resell the original. The 10.5 disk has a reset password option on it in the utilities.

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That presupposes that you know the original password which the lady clearly states she doesn't please clarify explain.

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PHB59, obviously you do not have experience using the Password Reset from the DVD.

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