Reset Forgotten Passwords In OS X Lion [Video How-To]

Reset Forgotten Passwords In OS X Lion [Video How-To]

It happens to all of us. You’re at your computer, ready to work, and you’ve forgotten your password. What should you do? Don’t worry, all hope isn’t lost. In this video, I’ll show you how you can reset your account password in OS X Lion, in just a few easy steps.

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  • stevestruss

    Quick (possibly dumb) question:

    Whats stopping me from doing this to piss-off/prank my friends and family? 
  • technochick

    Quick (possibly dumb) question:

    Whats stopping me from doing this to piss-off/prank my friends and family? 

    or sense of morality

  • technochick

    So you don’t think it’s important to point out the warning about the keychain or the fact that when you do log in you’ll get a second notice about the keychain and will have to create a new one to avoid seeing the whole keychain password entry request over and over. 

  • PeteX

    It’s that ridiculously easy to steal data from any Mac, wow! Why using passwords when anyone can change it…

  • LgtmMac

    stevestruss is totally right, maybe we have “sence of morality” and we will not do it to our friends and family, but I’m totally surprised how easy it is, this means that if someboby takes my laptop they will have no problem to login and do whatever they want with my personal data!!!!! this feature is really bad…

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  • Nick Cotter

    It’s that ridiculously easy to steal data from any Mac, wow! Why using passwords when anyone can change it…

    You are somewhat right but lets be honest the average guy isn’t going to do this shit….. it will be sell the computer on ebay and done 1000 bucks business done

  • poppa1138

    I struggle to think up good passwords,then you show me this….

  • IamJAd

    Please tell me there is a way to block this.

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