Admin change other users passwords...

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by Shadowspirit6, Dec 10, 2006.

  1. Shadowspirit6 macrumors regular

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    Ok, i was wdonering if Admins can change other users password without knowing the "Original" password.

    well heres the story, my brother is admin to my computer. One day i started using to computer too much and somehow he changed my password. There was no way he could have found it out. are admins able to change other users passwords just simple and fast like that?
     
  2. minus the ben macrumors newbie

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    yup. Under System Prefs -> Accounts, if the panel is locked, unlock it, select the user, change password.

    edit: my bad, it's reset password, not change password
     
  3. CanadaRAM macrumors G5

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    That is kinda the definition of Admin... why are you surprised?
     
  4. sushi Moderator emeritus

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    This reminds me of the fun you can have on a PC with password changes as an Administrator.

    You can really make it a pain in the butt for a particular user.
     
  5. Fleetwood Mac macrumors 65816

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