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I own a E Machines T5230 Windows vista I forgot the password and I don't have a reset disk, I cannot download reset software because im using a mac os. Is there anyway to "get around" the log in screen?


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To reset your OS X password without an OS X CD you need to enter terminal and create a new admin account:
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  1. Reboot
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  3. Hold apple + s down after you hear the chime.
  4. \015\012
  5. When you get text prompt enter in these terminal commands to create a brand new admin account (hitting return after each line): \015\012
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    • mount -uw /
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    • rm /var/db/.AppleSetupDone
    • \015\012
    • shutdown -h now
  6. \015\012
  7. After rebooting you should have a brand new admin account. When you login as the new admin you can simply delete the old one and you’re good to go again! regards
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