The eMac was an all-in-one G4-based mac designed for the education market. It was the last mac to use a CRT display, and was sold at a low price to schools, and other institutions.

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eMac unknown original owner

2nd hand eMac 10.4.11 with unknown administrator and passwords(bought at a garage sale).Would like to clear out everything to get it working properly.(Does not accept any changes)Doesnt have any original disks.

And thank you Mr Mayer for solving the problems with my other eMac

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From your other question it appears you have a system installation disk. Start up from your system installation disk by inserting the disk and holding down the "C" key while restarting. Go to the second page pull dow menu to Utilities -> change password and change it.

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Here is a link to a discussion on doing this. Please read all the way through before you decide you want to try this. Should work.

http://gigaom.com/apple/reset-os-x-passw...

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+ very good, I didn't know about that one.

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