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macbook password removal

By thewiseone11
Sep 11, 2007
  1. I bought a macbook off ebay and when I tried to use it,it had a password is there a way to remove the password or did I just waste my money?(seller does not refund)
     
  2. johnhenry

    johnhenry TS Rookie Posts: 92

    Contact the seller.
     
  3. vnf4ultra

    vnf4ultra TechSpot Paladin Posts: 2,195

    If you have the original discs that the unit comes with, then you can either reset the password using the discs, or reinstall the operating system(erase and install, which is probably good, since you don't have anything on it).

    Instructions for the reset are here.
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  4. thewiseone11

    thewiseone11 TS Rookie Topic Starter

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