Imac G5 1.6ghz password reset, no disk

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by safesurfer65, Nov 9, 2009.

  1. macrumors newbie

    Nov 9, 2009
    Hi all

    I recently bought an early Imac G5 1.6ghz with 256mb ram and a 80gb hard disk. It came with no keyboard or mouse. All seems fine but when I try to change any settings it comes up with a password box which I obviously dont have and the guy I bought it from is not available. Its got Mac OS X v 10.6 operating system on it. Can anyone tell me how to reset the password without having the original DVD operating system disk.

    Many thanks

  2. macrumors G4


    Jun 6, 2003
    Solon, OH
    That combination of Mac OS X 10.6 and an iMac G5 is not possible...

    In any case, you need a Mac OS X install disc to reset the password. There is no other way, at least not that I know of.
  3. thread starter macrumors newbie

    Nov 9, 2009
  4. macrumors 6502a

    Jan 19, 2008

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