Ive Forgotten My Root User Password, How Do I Get A New One If I Havent Got The Old?

Discussion in 'macOS' started by MR POTATO HEAD, Aug 13, 2007.

  1. MR POTATO HEAD macrumors newbie

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    i have mac osx 10.4.8 on a g4 i book, i need to sign in as the root user but i have forgotten the previous name and password, what can i do please help

    thanks in advance
     
  2. Eidorian macrumors Penryn

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    1. Insert OS X Installer DVD
    2. Boot off of said disc
    3. Reset Password from Utilities
     
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