OS X :: Login To Mac With Password Without Password?

Feb 11, 2009

I need some help fast. I need to gain access to a Mac laptop which has a password set on it.

I have to gain access to the profile that is locked - is this possible? Or to view the web history?

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Software :: Airport Claim Wrong Password - Can Login To Non Password Protected Wifi

May 21, 2008

been trying to log onto airport with my pismo at work. log in attempt pops up a window claiming that my password is wrong...but system admin says and demonstrates it isn't with other laptops...plus, I can log into non-password protected wifi in the building no problem...what's going on? I tossed all my internet pref files...still same issue...

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OS X :: Unable To Setup Password / Admin Login Password Not Changing

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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OS X :: Password Works To Login - Change Password But Not To Install Software

Dec 8, 2010

My MB Pro has 1 user login, it's never been changed, re-created, etc.I can login to the laptop no problem, I can goto the User control panel and change the PW and it shows the single user as the admin.However I can't install software. It comes up and asks me for the password which is then rejected.Beyond reloading the OS not sure what options are. Did a permissions repair but no other luck.

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Mar 29, 2012

Is there a way to have a different mail password instead of using the one that you use to login to Lion directly? Currently the two are the same login password = mail password.I'd like to have a different password for the two.Is this possible whether via command line or otherwise?

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IMac (Intel) :: Asking For A Password At Login But Never Set Any Password

Jun 5, 2014

my iMac is asking for a password at login and I have never set one up.  How do I get past the login screen?

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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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Software :: Unable To Login To Computer / Asks Password And Returns To Login Screen

Jun 20, 2008

Hi! Im new to the forums but i really need help with something and i was hoping someone here could help me out. So I just installed Tech Tool Deluxe onto my macbook and then shut it down later. I went back to use it again and when i turned it on a login screen appeared asking me to put in my password. I did that and the screen turned blue (looking like it was loading) and then went back to the login screen. Every time i put in my password it just takes me back to the login screen. I have had my mac for a while and i dont want my hardrive to get wiped out so what do i do? Thank you for looking

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OS X :: How To Login With SSH Without Password

Feb 23, 2009

Anyone know how I can do login with ssh without password and without generate rsa/dsa key? Exist a program which automatically store and enter a password?

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OS X :: How To Set Password On Login

Jul 31, 2009

I live at a school, and people like to play a little prank on others computers. So I was thinking, is it possible to set a password on startup?

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OS X :: How To Remove Password At Login?

Sep 4, 2009

I've set up a new iMac and it asks me for my password every time I turn it on. I've looked in all the places I can think of to bypass it and all I've succeeded in doing is that it now asks for both my name and my password. How to fix it?

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OS X :: Can't Login/forgot Password

Dec 5, 2009

I've got a macbook which is logged out of a user, and I can't remember my password! Is there anyway to reset/force login, without logging in? I looked around on google, but couldn't find much about doing it from the login window.

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OS X :: System Always Asking For Password To Login

Mar 31, 2010

I am running Snow Leopard on a MacBook Pro. For some reason when I went to install a program upgrade it wouldn't take my password. So after a lot of mess I finally put in the install DVD and changed the password. Problem is that now every time I start up the computer I have to log in. Used to be that if I shut down I didn't have to log in when I started it up again. Now it always asks for the password.

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OS X :: Saving Username And Password To Login?

Jan 22, 2009

when surfing to websites where a username and password is required, the first time you fill in these data keychain access will ask to remember the password.

If U click 'never for this website' keychain access won't ask this again.How can I change this setting? I'm trying to autolog into facebook but it won't work.I keychain access I added it manually but it still doesn't work.

What could I be doing wrong?

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OS X :: Start Up Or Login Password Setup

Mar 20, 2010

Lost track of what I did yesterday when I was mucking about in Accounts but now when I start up or even log out and login I have to provide my password. How do I get rid of that login step ?

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OS X :: How Can I Login To My Computer If I Forgot My Password?

May 17, 2010

how can I login to my computer if I forgot my password?

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OS X :: Administrator / Password / Keychain Login

Sep 14, 2010

A week ago, my computer (Macbook) "crashed". When I powered it up, it would go to the grey apple screen, then it would go to a blue screen, then it would switch to a light blue screen, then back to the darker blue screen, etc and never fully boot into OSX. I finally found my install discs for OSX and reinstalled my operating system from scratch, formatted my hard drive, and started new. Once I reinstalled, I realized how outdated and different everything looked... and I realized I was running OSX 10.4. So from there, I found my Leopard disc (10.5), put that in, and "Upgraded" my system to 10.5.

And basically here's where I'm at now:........................

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OS X :: IChat Login Asking For Keychain Password

Oct 1, 2010

Yesterday I changed the password to my keychain. Now every time I start up my MBP and start ichat it keeps asking for my keychain password. How to keep this from happening each time?

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OS X :: Disabling Login Password Prompt?

Jul 9, 2008

I would like to disable the login password prompt when I boot the computer. I cannot seem to find a way to do that.

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OS X :: How To Login Automatically Without Entering My Password?

Oct 3, 2008

I dont want my imac to ask me for my username and password everytime I turn on my imac, what can I do??

And also, I noticed that everytime I open mail.app, it asks me for my password again!.. what can I do to not be asked for my username and password??

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OS X :: Password On Initial Login Disabling?

Jan 31, 2009

I was wondering if there is a way to disable the login prompt every time I close and open my MacBook Pro screen? I do not mind the initial login screen, when I just turn on my laptop but having to do this every time my computer goes into screensaver mode or I close the screen is annoying, especially in class. So could anyone help me out on how to avoid and disable this?

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OS X :: Login Keychain Password Removing?

Mar 2, 2009

Ever since I got my macbook, I've been trying to get everything in sync between it and my imac using mobile me. I had a lot of trouble with saved passwords and other things not syncing so I deleted both keychains and started over fresh. Now everytime I log on to either my imac or mac book I'mn asked for a password to access my keychain.

How can I disable this? Have a made a mistake somewhere in all this configuring? I've never really messed with keychain so I really didn't know what I was doing.

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OS X :: Finding An App For Auto Login With Password?

Mar 15, 2009

I just have a little question about starting my MacBook Pro, nothing too important, just trying to further streamline my OS X experience.

Currently, I am using the Schedule... feature in the Energy Saver portion of Sys Prefs (which is, oddly enough, represented by a energy hogging incandescent) to start my MBP each weekday, then sleep it three minutes later in case I decide not to use it. This is useful in that it cuts 30 seconds out of the startup/login process, but it only takes the process halfway (it doesn't log in). I could enable auto login to complete the process, but then my password would be rendered ineffective, and others who occasionally use my laptop would have instantaneous access to my account and files. Is there any way I can auto login then promptly lock the computer and head back to the login screen? Is there a scheduling application I could use to do the same?

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OS X :: Login Keychain Password Reset?

May 11, 2009

How do I reset my "login" keychain password? I can't remember it. If it needs deleting, I don't have many passwords stored in that since I use Firefox most of the time and it doesn't store passwords in the keychain.

But when I use Safari it keeps asking for my login keychain password repeatedly.

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OS X :: Changing Login Password On Leopard?

Jul 7, 2009

Been a while since I've been here. I searched and found basically nothing, which really surprised me because I remember seeing this topic discussed way back sometime. But anyways, how do I change my login password on Leopard? I remember that's not the easiest thing to do, apparently.

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Applications :: Removing Login Password?

Jan 7, 2010

I share my computer with my wife. When I login in I am asked for a password. How do I remove this feature.

Cant seem to find the option

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OS X :: Safari Asking For Keychain Password On Login?

Jan 8, 2010

Since four days, when I start up safari, I get a log-in window that says: Safari wants you to use keychain password. What's going on?

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PowerPC :: Stop Mac From Asking Password To Login?

Jun 21, 2010

1. I know my password just tell me how to stop from asking the password and just entering to the home or desktop

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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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Software :: Login/password Incorret In DW4

Dec 5, 2008

Whenever I go to upload files to my website in DW4 I get a FTP error. "Can't connect to host. Login or password is incorrect." It's the same info I use in DW3 and that works fine.

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