Reformatting without admin usernames or passwords

By bravewolrd
Sep 10, 2008
  1. I recently bought an I mac from a random fellow on runs well and has all the programs you can use. but I cannot use i tunes and I cannot install anything new because every time I do it tells me I need admin permission. Obviously I do not have that is there away around that. maybe reformatting or buying a new hard drive is that possible I am new to using macs.
  2. Ididmyc600

    Ididmyc600 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,415


    Not a big knowledge on macs but to get rid of the password you need to boot from a mac disk of the same build, part of the process asks if you want to change the admin password.

    Do a google on the subject there are lots of pages on it.

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