Locked out of ibook...solutions ?

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by thefnshow, Aug 22, 2007.

  1. macrumors regular

    Mar 16, 2007
    hello,i'm a mac newb and i just received an ibook from a friend and it has two user accounts on it and he doesn't remember the passwords...is there anyway i can bypass the user login to get into osx or am i going to have to nuke my machine...any help will be greatly appreciated...thanks
  2. macrumors regular

    Nov 8, 2006
    Kennesaw, GA
    You could try this: http://uneasysilence.com/archive/2007/07/11458/
    or just format and reinstall which is what I would recommend if you have the install disks. Be warned, the first method I mentioned, I've not done it so I don't guarantee it'll work, but I've got a moderate amount of linux experience and it looks like it should work to me.

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