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OSX 10.9 Mavericks: admin password lost - recovery mode doesn't work

On my Mac (10.9 Mavericks) I have a normal user account (rxt) and an admin account with administrator privileges. Last week I changed this admin password, and forgot it. Stupid that I didn't store in ...
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Reset account on Mac Mini running OS X Lion

Mine is the sole administrative account of a 2010 Apple Mac Mini running OS X 10.7. Somehow I have not been able to log in to the computer. I've searched the net and heard that I could do a reset ...
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What software can I use to decrypt a Mac OS X password hash?

I recently fired up an old Mac Mini that I haven't used for years, and found that I forgot the admin account password. I managed to get the password hash, but have hit various snags when following ...
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using John the Ripper to recover RAR password

Testing John the Ripper in Mac OS X as a RAR password recovery solution, but xargs gives me an error: john --incremental:all --stdout | xargs -I jtr unrar e -pjtr -inul test2.rar | grep 100% xargs: ...
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Resetting Mac OS X Tiger administrator password without a disk [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I reset my Mac OS X password without an install disk? I'm currently in possession of an eMac G4 running OS X 10.4. I went to install some software, and found I ...
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How do I reset my OS X 10.6 password?

I was following steps given at makezine.com to reset a forgotten password for MacBook Pro (Mac OS X 10.6). But after doing #/sbin/SystemStarter it doesn't give me back shell prompt #, as if it is ...
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Blanking/changing Mac OS X password in Linux

I have a computer running Mac OS X, and I have a Linux live CD (I have Ubuntu 11.04, 10.4, and BackTrack 5). How do I blank the password on Mac OS X from my start CD, what program ...
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Mac OS X continuously asks for password at login screen

As shown in the attached image, I'm continuously getting the login screen asking my password. When I enter the correct password, it does not accept it. What could be wrong, or what can I do to get ...