|Sep 22, 2006, 10:22 PM||#1|
How do I remove my admin password?
I am selling my PowerMac G4 with 10.3 OS on it, and I wanted to remove my admin password from it. I went to System Preference > Accounts and thought if I just remove the password I entered there, it will work. When I did that first it gave me a warning saying "You did not enter password, sure you wanna do that" I clicked OK, then it gave me "You cannot change your password to the password you entered" And it reverts it back to the way things were. Does anyone know how I can remove my admin password?? If so plleeasee help this poor soul
|Sep 22, 2006, 10:25 PM||#3|
why not just do a full restore on the system then the buyer cant recover anything
and that will get rid of the password
Edit: damn 1 second too slow
Macbook 2.0Ghz C2D/1GB/80GB/Combo/AWESOME
iPod 30GB 5.5 Gen
|Sep 23, 2006, 03:48 AM||#4|
Yeah, boot from your Install CD and launch Disk Utility then erase the disk. If you're really paranoid you can overwrite the entire disk 35 times with random data.
Then make a clean install.
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