Reset OS X Password Without an OS X CD

Here’s how to reset your OS X password without an OS X CD. You need to enter terminal and create a new admin account:

Reboot
Hold apple + s down after you hear the chime.

When you get text prompt enter in these terminal commands to create a brand new admin account (hitting return after each line):

mount -uw /
rm /var/db/.AppleSetupDone
shutdown -h now

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!

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