MacBook Pro :: How To Disable Login Password?

Jul 12, 2010

I want to disable my login password. Basicley i want to push the power booton the laptop to come on and have access to my programs and apps without entering a password. Saftey is not a big issue i am the only one using the laptop. I still use a keychain password so not just anyone can install and change whatever settings or programs they want i like this just don't want to use a password to log in.


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Jun 30, 2012

I have auto login on my profile and disable auto on the security page but still need to login every time I log out or shut down.I have also noticed that the general page of the security and privacy in Syste Prefs is different on my wife Macbook air and my pro....

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Jun 20, 2008

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Nov 9, 2009

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Jul 18, 2010

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May 21, 2008

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May 7, 2012

How do you disable a guest login after it is created?

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May 23, 2010

I recently purchased a powerbook G4 running version 10.5.8. I am able to login to everything and set my username as the administrator, but I can not set a password for it, if i try to input a password or change the password I get an error message saying I have input an incorrect password. When I purchased the computer everything was blank except for the user name was set as mac user, as I said I was able to change the username but not the password.

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Dec 8, 2010

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Mar 29, 2012

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OS X :: Disable Startup Items For A One-time Login?

Jan 13, 2009

I'm sure many of you know how using bootcamp can cause slow startups when switching OS's because it has no cache to use. For example I'll be in Windows and then need to swap back over to Leopard to get something done, but it takes forever. The worst part is the list of login items... I've tried using scripts to separate them by 10 seconds or so, but nothing really made it faster. I was wondering if it was possible to login but cancel or disable the startup items for that login that one time... Sometimes I just need to login to grab something off the internet or something quick, but it takes me awhile because I have to wait for everything to load.

Do I make any sense? :P

And no, safe startup mode does not count. I don't want to disable the entire system... just the login items.

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OS X :: Disable External Drive Automount On Login

Apr 21, 2009

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Apr 22, 2009

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: How To Stop / Disable Login At Startup

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Jun 4, 2012

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Apr 18, 2012

I disable the guest user from panel of preferences users and groups but in the login screen but in the login screen still remains. Why?

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May 1, 2012

Is there a way to disable or hide the sleep button at the login screen? I am trying to send updates and/or commands from ARD.... But the end users are putting the computers to sleep by pressing the sleep button. This is causing the ARD updates/commands to fail. The computers and severs are all Lion OSX. If I can disable the sleep button at login then I can send the updates/commands. I normally only do the updates/commands when there is no user logged in.So I am not concerned with the case where the user is already logged in and puts the computer to sleep. I have already setup an MCX in WGM for the Energy Saver.

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Mar 9, 2012

I cant remember my password to login in. What can I do? Im currently as a guest user in order to use the computer

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Mar 31, 2012

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May 26, 2012

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May 27, 2012

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Jun 2, 2012

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Jun 14, 2012

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Feb 27, 2012

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May 10, 2012

Trying to resurrect my old MacBook Pro. Installed a fresh Snow Leopard system on it, then used Migration Assistant to get my stuff off my iMac (running Lion that I purchased from AppStore). First time, migrated from a Time Machine backup. Then, erased and installed again and migrated via Firewire directly from iMac. Problem is, both times, I get to the login/startup screen of the MacBook and it will not accept my password. Using the same password I used on the iMac. My user name and even the custom icon show up properly. 

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Jul 5, 2012

I forgot my login password to my macbookpro laptop and I'm trying to retrieve the old password or make a new password so I can login and use my computer

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Apr 30, 2012

When I try to start my Macbook Air I get the login page but after I key in my password I get a blank screen.

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May 7, 2012

My macbook ran out of battery two days ago. When I restarted it had all my data and files, but the settings had been reset (i.e. my screen saver, dock, expose, etc had all been reset to the original settings). A day later, the macbook froze and I tried to restart it. It now goes to the login page with my user ID but does not accept my correct password. Instead, the rainbow pinwheel spins for a few minutes before the login window shakes and then clears my entered password, as if it does not accept the password. After a few repeated tries, it offered me my password hint. I know my password is the same one I've always used.  

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Jun 3, 2012

Macbook pro recusing my password on the login screen after a system crash. I use filevault2 and efi with password too. None of the passwords are being accepted and the recovery key text field don't let me put numbers.

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Jan 31, 2009

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OS X :: Is My Login Password Is My Administrators Password?

Aug 8, 2009

The password i use to get into the computer. is that the admin password? i forgot weather it was or not.what would be a program that i could open on my computer where it might prompt me for my admin password? just to check.

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May 1, 2009

I'd like to know how to stop Mac from prompting me with the 'Enter an administrator account and password' dialog, I'd just like to install things, I do have a 'Managed' account (with Parental controls), but how do I stop that? is there a setting?

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OS X :: Disable Screensaver Password - Using Administrator Account

Jan 6, 2010

I am a network administrator and an mac user. No one else is my IT dept knows anything about macs so I have been given the responsibility of managing our 5 or so Mac's in the company. I've been able to figure everything out fine, but I have one user that insists on turning on the screensaver password on his computer. Now on windows, you can unlock a computer using an administrator account but on mac this is not the case. I want to disable the option for the screensaver password but I do not know how. The user is a local administrator on the computer because that is needed for a few things but he is making it impossible for me to work on his computer because of the password. Also, I've tried telling him not to enable it but he seems to not care what I think.

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Feb 22, 2010

Each time I start VMWare Fusion 3.0.2 it will ask me to type in my password. How can I turn that off so that when I click the "Start Up" button it will go straight to booting without asking me for password?

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ITunes :: Can Disable Prompt For Password When Start It

Apr 20, 2012

When I open iTunes, I am asked for a password, TWICE. I don't wish to use automatic downloads at this time, and I don't need to tell my computer that more than once until I change my mind, as opposed to twice every-time I open iTunes.

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May 15, 2012

[10.7.3 Lion] How can I disable the saving of wifi passwords in the keychain? This mac will have multiple users and they will each need to login to the WIFI using their own creditentials.

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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Dec 27, 2010

When making a purchase on the iTunes store, I checked the "remember password for purchases" box. I'd like to disable this. I went into preferences and clicked "reset warnings" and all that, but it still remembers my password when making purchases. Anyone know how to disable this?

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: Disable Faronics Deep Freeze With No Username / Password?

May 9, 2012

how can I disable deepfreeze with no username or password?

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: Force Require Password Option - Not Allowing User To Disable It

May 2, 2012

Just curious if there is a way to not allow the user to change the "Require password" option (Security Prefs/General) in Lion (10.7.3). If I make the user managed by the server I could disable the pane, but I'd rather than do that in this case. Any way to do it with a standalone machine? I want to force the Require password option and not allow the user to disable it.

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Feb 23, 2009

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