Wednesday, March 7, 2012

How to Reset the Administrator Password on a Mac

If you've misplaced or simply forgotten the administrator password on your Mac, you won't be able to perform necessary software updates, change certain settings or install new software. You may even be unable to log in to your computer. However, there are ways you can bypass or reset the administrator password on your Mac and take back control.
Step 1: Insert the Mac OS X Install Disk ( No. 1) that came with your computer (not Mac OS X Install Disk No. 2).
Step 2: Restart your computer and hold down the key on your keyboard. This will ensure your Mac boots from the install CD.
Step 3: Choose your language and accept the license terms, then select Reset Password from the Installer menu.
Step 4: Pick your hard drive (probably named Macintosh HD) and choose the name of the administrator whose password should be reset.
Step 5: Select a new password. Don't forget it.
Step 6: Restart your computer and log in using the administrator password you just reset.
Well, it seems easy to reset the admin password on Mac, and if you forgot Windows password, how would you reset the password? Though you can take the password reset disk to reset the forgotten password, if you have not created a Windows password reset disk, what should you do?
Take easy! There are so many Windows password recovery tools which can give a big help to you for Windows password recovery. As is known to all, Windows Password Unlocker can help you reset the forgotten or lost Windows local and domain administrator and other user account password, which prevents you from accessing your computer. With this efficient Windows password recovery utility, you can enjoy quick access to your locked computer without formatting, no matter what your PC brand and Windows OS are. 100% recovery rate is guaranteed.
Key features about Windows Password Unlocker:
Instantly reset Windows password on local account for administrator and other user account password for Windows 7/Vista/XP/2008/ 2003/2000 by using the following 3 options:
Remove Windows local password
Change Windows local password
Create a new local administrator account
Reset Windows Domain Password
2 efficient options to reset administrator and user passwords on domain account for Windows server 2000/2003(R2) /2008 (R2) acting as domain controllers.
Change domain password to a new one
Create a new domain administrator account
Reset Password Instantly within 3 Steps
3 simple steps: Download – Burn - Reset under Win PE
Step1: Download Windows Password Unlocker
Step 2: Burn a bootable CD/DVD/USB drive in a few seconds
Step 3: Reset lost Windows password under Win PE in minutes.
Reset Password for Various PC Brands
Efficiently reset lost Windows login password for various brands of desktops, laptops and tablet PCs, like Dell, Hp, Sony, Toshiba, Acer, Samsung and ThinkPad, with many types of hard disks supported, like RAID, SATA, IDE and SCSI.


  1. Yeah, that is right. Last time I needed to unlock my Windows password I directly use my admin password to unlock, which is so quick. But my friend may be little unlucky. He didn't have admin password so he chose Anmosoft Windows Password Reset to create a reset disk, which is safe and reliable reset software and you can download from:

  2. Normally when we lost our Windows password we will consider using admin password to reset. But we don't have an admin password or you also forgot your admin password you may need tools to help you. Like above introduction I also think reset software is the best choice, which I have tried similar, Windows Password Killer:

  3. Thanks for share. And I also know three three methods which are normally shown online for Windows XP admin password reset. The one is Windows XP reset disk. The second is to create a new reset disk with free reset programs, such as Ophcrack or LCP. The third is reset software, Windows Login Recovery, which can reset or change your Windows password, or create a new account. You can learn from: