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    Steps to reset the password for Mac Lion OS?

    Recently went for the upgrade to the Lion OS in my Macbook Pro and right after that I am not able to log in with my previous password, I have no idea how it got changed. So can you please give me the steps which I need to follow for resetting the password? Thanks.

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    srikanth143 Array
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    Re: Steps to reset the password for Mac Lion OS?

    HI my dear friend............

    Click on the MAC icon............

    Open System preferences and click on Users & Groups

    Click on the Lock Icon........

    Lower left corner and authentication,allowing you to make changes to user accounts

    Select your original user account from the left side users list,and then click on the Reset password button on the right........

    Enter and confirm the new password

    close out system preferences and reboot.............
    reset-password-through-user-system-preferences.jpg

    All the best............

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    luck Array
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    Re: Steps to reset the password for Mac Lion OS?

    Hello Dear Friend ...


    You can definitely Reset the password for Mac Lion ...

    Shut down your Mac

    And turn it back while holding down the command & R keys at the Same time until you see the Lion Recovery screen

    From the Menu bar at the Top

    Select UTILITIES

    Then go for TERMINAL ..

    Click on Reset password .. OR



    Go to SYSTEM PREFERENCES

    Then click on USERS & GROUPS ...






    Then click on RESET PASSWORD ...



    GOOD LUCK

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    Re: Steps to reset the password for Mac Lion OS?

    Hi dear friend ..

    The Steps to be followed to Reset the Password in MAC Lion OS:


    Click on the MAC icon

    and go to control panel , followed by System Preferences

    You can find USER GROUPS Settings

    Double Click on it .


    Look for the Existing User accounts and Click on it .

    choose the option " Change password"

    and enter your Old password as it is mandatory .

    and Enter your New password and Re enter it again in the next box followed .

    Kindly Save the changes and Apply them .

    And from the Next time when you start your PC you will be asked for password .

    please do enter the new password , hence your password is changed .


    Thank you.

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    Re: Steps to reset the password for Mac Lion OS?

    Hello friend,


    I have the solution for your problem just do as i say...........

    1.Firstly make your Mac to restart.

    2.Then while starting press Command and press 'R' at the same time.

    3.Then you can see the Recovery Screen.

    4.Then you tap on the option 'Utilities'.

    5.Later you tap on the option 'Terminal'.

    6.Now you click on the option 'Reset Password'.

    7.Then you type the 'Full Name' which you have used before.

    8.At last tap on the option 'Set'.

    All the best....................

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    Re: Steps to reset the password for Mac Lion OS?

    Hi friend,

    The following are the steps to reset the password for Mac Lion OS.

    At first you need to shutdown your Mac and then restart it again.

    Now turn it to back while holding down the command and you can press the R keys at the same time until you see the Lion Recovery Screen.

    Then press the utilities option.

    After that tap on to the terminals option.

    Press the reset password option.

    Now the full name is to be written which is used already by you.

    Then press the set option.

    Thanks.









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    Re: Steps to reset the password for Mac Lion OS?

    Dear,

    For resetting the password for mac lion os follow these steps:

    Restart your mac.

    Click command+R.

    Choose utilities option.

    Click terminal option.

    Click reset password option.

    Then give the password for it.

    Thank you!

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    Re: Steps to reset the password for Mac Lion OS?

    Hello dear.......
    this might help you a lot......

    --First install the mac OS cd.
    --Now choose language and select the reset password from utilities.
    --select the OS installed hard disk which is locked with password.
    --Select the user name (locked one).
    --Enter the new password and save.....
    --and quit it and restart your MAC.

    HT1274_Leopard.jpg
    for any assistance open the link http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1274

    Hope you understand..............

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    Re: Steps to reset the password for Mac Lion OS?

    Hi friend,

    You can easily reset the password of mac lion os by following the below instructions.

    +++ Steps to follow to reset the mac lion os password :

    1. For reset first turn on the mac system.

    2. Now go to the apple menu and tap the system preferences.

    3. In system preferences again find and tap the users and groups.

    4. Now select and tap the account for which you want to reset the password.

    5. In this account you will see the reset password just below the account so tap it.

    6. Now choose the desired password and tap it.

    7. Finally save the new password after changing.

    Thank you........................

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    sagar R. Array
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    Re: Steps to reset the password for Mac Lion OS?

    In the mac , you can change or reset your password of your account.
    sometime , it is needed to change the password for security purpose or sometime needed to log in when someone forget the password of mac.
    In such situation , if you know the administration password , then you can reset the password in your Mac device.
    how to change or reset the password , the process is given below which may helpful to you to reset the password in your mac lion.

    Reset password in Mac lion OS

    --> Go to "Apple menu" & select "system preference"
    --> Now tap on "user & group" in view menu
    --> now click on lock icon & enter your administration password
    --> now select username of account of which you want to reset the password
    --> Tap on button "reset password" or "change password"
    --> Enter your new password for account
    --> you can also add password hint here
    --> now click on "change password" button

    After reset the password , you can log in with new password in your Mac lion OS

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    Re: Steps to reset the password for Mac Lion OS?

    Hi,
    For resetting the password in your mac you should do the below things.
    First of all turn on the mac system.After turn on once refresh the mac system and open the apple menu.After opening the apple menu you will see the different options.Among this again find and tap the users and accounts option.After open the user and account you will see the different accounts which you created before.Among this select the user account for which you want to reset the password.After selecting the account you will see the reset or change the password option under the user account password.After tapping the reset password your password is reset successfully.You can also change the password to other if necessary.

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    Re: Steps to reset the password for Mac Lion OS?

    hello sir,

    you simpy have to follow me for the solution to your query as follows:::>>>>

    turn on your mac device.

    Then you simply have to go to the menu.

    Then tap on the system preferences.

    There you have to tap on the utilities.

    Then tap on the terminals.

    Then tap on the reset password.

    There you can change your password.

    That's all.

    Thankyou.

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    Re: Steps to reset the password for Mac Lion OS?

    Hi,

    Yeah! I have got your problem and i have solution for it.

    1.Restart your mac.

    2.And press 'Command+R'.

    3.If you have the internet utility you can use that.

    4.Or you move on to the :Utilities: and the :Terminal:.

    5.And type 'Resetpassword'.

    6.Press on User and type your password and reboot.

    Have a nice day.........

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    Re: Steps to reset the password for Mac Lion OS?

    Below are the steps to reset the password for Mac Lion OS-
    • Firstly you need to enter into the control panel section.
    • Here you must have to select the System Preferences option.
    • Locate and then make a double click on User Groups Settings.
    • Choose the user account and then you need to make a tap on Change password option.
    • At last, provide the new password and save it.

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    Re: Steps to reset the password for Mac Lion OS?

    Hello Friend

    1.Click the
    option at boot and select the recovery disk at the boot menu.

    2.Wait for
    Mac Lion OS utilities menu to appear, indicating that you are booted in to recovery mode.

    3.Then click the
    Utilities menu and select the terminal.4.You have to type the following resetpassword.

    5.Confirm the user
    account and then the password change and reboot Mac Lion OS as usual with your new password.

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    Re: Steps to reset the password for Mac Lion OS?

    hi friend,

    steps to reset password for mac lion os:

    1.login with the administrator account

    2.from the apple menu choose system preferences

    3.from the view menu choose users & groups

    4.click the lock button if appears locked

    5.select the name of the user you want to change the password

    6.click the reset button or change password button

    7.enter a new password in both new password and verify fields,and add a password if hint required

    8.click the reset password button or change the password button

    cheers honey

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    Re: Steps to reset the password for Mac Lion OS?

    Yes friend you can easily reset the password just going through these steps.
    <> First of all you should restart your Mac.now while starting press Command and press R key at the same time.
    <>Then you will be directed to the
    Recovery mode Screen.now you should tap on the
    Utilities option.
    <>after that you should tap on the
    option Terminal.
    <>Now click on the Reset Password option and after that type the Full Name which you have
    used before.
    <>now tap on the option Set.
    Its done.thank you

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    Re: Steps to reset the password for Mac Lion OS?

    Resetting the password for Mac Lion OS is a very easy process.

    The steps to be followed are:

    --> First of all " Restart the Mac "

    --> Then while it is starting press command and press ' R ' at the Same time

    --> Then a " Recovery Screen " will appear

    --> In that tap on the option " Utilities "

    --> Then you tap on the option " Terminal "

    --> Then click on the option " Reset Password "

    --> Then type the Full Name which you have entered before

    --> At last tap on the option " SET "

    thus you can reset the password for Mac Lion Os.

    hope it helps you.

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