Can system restore be done by...

Discussion in 'macOS' started by Shadowspirit6, Jul 2, 2007.

  1. Shadowspirit6 macrumors regular

    Apr 25, 2006
    Can it be done by any user....or is it only limited to the power of admins?

    If so, do you need an admin's password to do so?

    Im doing this because my computer is being slow lately and maybe this might speed it up. Thanks in advance.
  2. excalibur313 macrumors 6502a


    Jun 7, 2003
    Cambridge, MA
    I'm almost positive that you need an admin password to do a restore, although you can use the restore cds to reset the password if necessary. Are you the owner of this computer?
  3. Shadowspirit6 thread starter macrumors regular

    Apr 25, 2006
    yes but my friends try to change my password a few times, and my computer is also really slow, i even tried deleting programs but still its been acting the same

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