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IMac Intel :: Can't Turn Off Parental Controls


My Intel based IMac's hard drive crashed about 4-5 months ago. This is the computer the family uses (I still use my reliable 04' Powerbook G4). I took it to a local Apple repair store and they recovered most everything from the old drive and installed a new one. I have three user accounts created - one for my wife and I, one for our children and then an admin account (don't really know where this one came from). I set up my kids account and then was messing around with the settings on our account and accidentally turned on parental controls and now I can't get them off. My password will not turn them off. I think I need the admin account password but the thing is I have tried every possible combination I can think of and nothing works. The password hint for the admin account just says "what file type is this?"! I have no idea what that means. The store I took it to said that if they had created the account it would have just been a basic 1234 password but this does not work. Any ideas? What can I do to fix this problem?

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Leopard
Mac OS X (10.5.6)
IMac


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