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How to reset the Keychain password in Leopard (OS 10.5) using either Single User mode or Leopard Boot cd?

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I have a PowerBook G4 with Leopard (OS 10.5) on it.  I lost power during system updates.  When the computer was started again, I was unable to login with the Admin password.

I have tried the following:

I used the Leopard Boot cd to reset the password, but when I tried to login, it wouldn't take the password.

I created a new Admin account using Single User mode, but again the password didn't work.

I tried using the root login and password, still the same result, couldn't log into the system.

I have read that, I need to reset the Keychain password.  
All the solutions that I have found require you to be able to log into the system and use the Keychain
Access Utility.
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