Apple OS 10 Admin Password Reset

We lost the Apple Recovery disk and I cant reset the Admin password! I tried using the root cmd
but it did not work. Is there an hack for this?
jackm1Asked:
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

Justin Pierce, CEH, CNDANASA Cybersecurity EngineerCommented:
Hi Jack,

What OS are you running? 10.6 would be my guess, since you dealing with a CD/DVD. Here is a link on how to get it done without a disc: https://discussions.apple.com/docs/DOC-5381

If you are running a different OS please let us know.

Hope this helps.

MacGuy 47
0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Apple OS

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.