changing forgotten password on iBook G4 800mhz running 10.4

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by MacKitten, Jun 7, 2007.

  1. macrumors newbie

    May 31, 2006
    Hi everyone,

    my friend has forgotten her password and cannot log in. She is running os 10.4. i told her to insert the original OS CD, restart while holding down the C key and then click on options - change password when it has booted into the original CD. However, it just boots straight to the login screen. Any suggestions on what is happening here? ... please help!!
  2. macrumors 603


    Dec 20, 2002
    sunny los angeles
    try holding down the option key instead, it'll give you a list of bootable drives. this has to be timed correctly too, tell her to press it right after she hears the chime.

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