Recover Panther Password?

Discussion in 'Mac OS X 10.3 (Panther) Discussion' started by firewire2001, Aug 18, 2004.

  1. macrumors 6502a

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    #1
    I am using Mac OS 10.3, and I have managed to lose the password to one of my accounts. I use the password for many services, and it's a neccessity that I figure it out.
     
  2. 7on
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    7on

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    Booting from the OSX install disk will let you reset the password.
     
  3. thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    #3
    Unfortunately, I need to recover a password; I do not need to reset any passwords.
     
  4. macrumors G4

    wrldwzrd89

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    Don't even bother. Just reset it - use the "forgot password" feature for the services, and if needed, use 7on's tip to reset your account password. Mac OS X passwords were designed to NOT be recoverable.
     

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