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Two login accounts, admin account password unable to login

I made the mistake of making two accounts- admin account and standard account after upgrading to Yosemite beta 10.10.1. (The reason? I read that it would be "preferable" to set this up because of the ...
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Encrypted External Drive Using Apple's Password Generator and Forgot the Password: Can It Be Salvaged?

I have a partition on an external HD with some Time Machine backups. I decided to encrypt the partition using Finder and used Apple's built-in password generator to create the passphrase. ...
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How do I reset my me.com email password

I have a me.com email account and I need to reset my password but cannot figure out how to do it. I need assistance in finding out how to reset it. Thanks
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How do I change my Apple ID’s rescue email if I forgot my security question's answers?

I had my rescue email to my old email that I deleted later. Then I realized that I forgot my security passwords and the only way to find it was to send an email to your rescue email. I didn't know ...
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How to stop my iPhone from asking me to enter my password?

OK. So after the Apple hack when celebrity nudes were stolen I changed my password to something more complex than I can easily remember. (My password is now stored in the password manager app and is ...
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How to stop app store from asking me to reset my account

I recently changed to an iPhone and my iPhone 6 does not let me download apps. It keeps asking me to reset my account after I've already done so. I have even reset all my setting. Does anyone know ...
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How do i mask “forbidden” chars in passwords in the mount command?

How do i properly mask/escape illegal characters like /:@\ in passwords added in the mount command? The question arose in the answer here: mount -t afp ...
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What does “each user must type in their password before they will be able to unlock the disk” mean?

I am setting up File Vault 2 on my Macbook Pro under Yosemite and I see the following message, each user must type in their password before they will be able to unlock the disk I don't ...
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Can't remember the password for an old Apple ID and I'm not getting the password renew email?

For some reason, iTunes has suddenly decided it won't let me sync tunes onto my ipod which were bought with an old Apple ID (even though the email account is still active and linked to the new Apple ...
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Can login to Apple ID via web, cannot via iTunes

I manage two different Apple IDs with the same iTunes. I just signed out one of the IDs and tried signing in with the other. I got "Your Apple ID or password was entered incorrectly". Then I signed in ...
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iCloud password reset

How do I change the Apple iCloud password that is synched to a computer no longer available to me? I am trying to backup my contacts to my new computer. I have loaded the latest iTunes application on ...
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Password prompt before OS is boot

My Macbook previous OS is Mavericks,one day, i use find my iphone to lock my macbook and the Computer started to prompt me enter password(not the lock my mac Firmware password, i removed it right ...
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Retrieve Passcode from iphone backup files

This is the scenario in front of me. An iPhone 4s is available with enter passcode. I have its backup taken from iTunes. I have extracted all the files (*.plist, *.db, *.sqlite, etc.) from those ...
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Is there a way to recover a word document password?

I have several password protected word docs that I have forgotten the password for. Is there a way to recover them? I am using Word 2011.
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Need to type password again installing next apps, after 15 minutes. How to disable?

to install 20 apps, i need to type apple id password again & again, if idle to installing the next apps more than 15 minutes is there a way to disable/bypass/extend the time limit? Nb. i am ...
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Stolen MacBook Pro, encrypted with FileVault. Can they still access it because of a poor password?

My MacBook Pro was stolen recently. I had it encrypted using Filevault and it required my password for login after woken from sleep. My password however is just a word of three letters, not abc, def ...
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Mac Reset Password Prompt/Script

So, I'm setting up Mac's for new users. I create their profile and give a default password (the same one) to each new user. My question is, when the user goes into the computer for the first time(it ...
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MacBook Pro reset password

My Macbok Pro is wanting me to reset my password. I know my password but I can't get past this screen because the touch mouse doesn't work in this reset mode.
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Macbook Pro, completely broken keyboard, can't login!

I have 15 inch macbook pro and the keyboard recently stopped working completely. None of the keys work. I got a wireless apple keyboard, to fix the problem. The issue is that I need to login in ...
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Mail Password Bug

I have been having an issue with Mail.app. After I create an account, even if i do define the password (whether it be via programmatically doing so using applescript OR manually), after I save my ...
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Logging onto Yosemite with FileVault enabled with no username displayed?

When I log onto my Mac with FileVault enabled, I am prompted for the user/pass prior to the OS loading, as my boot drive is encrypted. The problem I have is that, counter-intuitively, it always shows ...
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How to allow any calls through the iPhone lock screen (or alternative solution)?

I generally dislike passwords/security codes/pins as they are such a wasteful extra step, however intend to put one just because I want to start using the iPhone for online shopping, with all my ...
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Macbook wifi invalid password

I made a hotspot using a WiFi receiver with a program called Connectify just today. I use USB wifi stick connected to my PC that gets the Internet via LAN connection. I have noticed that only my ...
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Location of the sparsebundle filevault password hash

Okay, here's the thing. It's a long story, but I have a Macbook Pro with a filevault-encrypted user home folder running on Mountain Lion. The user account that the home folder belongs to forgot their ...
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i have an iphone 5 and have forgotten the apple id password

I have an I-phone 5. I have been trying to download an app through the app store. however, when i am entering the password that I remember to access my apple ID it displays a message wrong password. ...
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Turn find my iPad off

My iPad is showing my old Apple id, so I am unable to sign out of iCloud or turn off "find my iPad" I need to sign out so that I can type in my new Apple id. The system is only allowing my to reset my ...
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get icloud password from activated device [duplicate]

Here is the story .. My friend bought an iphone 5S .. Later he found that it's linked to icloud account and it wasn't verified .. So, he asked me to help him remove the account .. And i couldn't .. ...
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sudo: /etc/sudoers is owned by uid 501, should be 0

To run programs as sudo without password, I edited /etc/sudoers with wrong content. Then I re-edited it with Mac's default text editor(course sudo cannot be used when /etc/sudoers is wrong). I ...
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Keep getting locked-out of corporate domain accounts

I have a macbook pro running mavericks and recently changed my password per corporate policy. I have done this regularly for the past two years without issue. However, it has now been two weeks of ...
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Uninstall CheckPoint VPN Script Prompting For Password

When running the uninstaller sh script in the CheckPoint VPN package from terminal I get prompted for the usual authentication window. But the authentication window does not have focus so when I type ...
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How do I make OS X require my password immediately after the display is put to sleep?

I have OS X set to require my password immediately after “sleep or screen saver begins” (and I'm assuming this includes display sleep). Since Mavericks, there seems to be a one-second grace period: if ...
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Why to I need to keep putting in my passwords after my Mac sleeps?

I have several email accounts, and I keep having to put in the email passwords, my login details and my system passwords! I think it happens when my Mac has slept - overnight etc? Help!!?
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OS X (Yosemite) offline password manager

I am fairly new Mac user, so sorry for a newbie question. I work as a webdev and i have hundreds of login credentials for websites/FTPs/cPanels for different clients and so far i used a text document ...
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Yosemite password lost need new [duplicate]

I have forgotten my iMac password that I used to start Yosemite how do I make anew one?
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Safari's AutoFill in iOS Apps

From what I understand, there is an option for iOS developers to link their website(/webapp) to their iOS application. When including the Safari Keychain SDK in their app's, it would allow for ...
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Automatically update Outlook details when password is changed

We've set up our Macs to use Mobile Accounts, so that the passwords get changed and these changes are reflected on our AD server. The problem we're having is that our clients use MS Outlook 2011, ...
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How to access a FileVault-encrypted home directory with forgotten password

For ease of the reader, the short version: MacBook Pro running Mountain Lion. A user has forgotten his FileVault password and master recovery code. FileVault 2 is not enabled, just the user's home ...
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How do I disable ALL password prompts in Yosemite?

Have searched far and wide with no answers. I want to never enter any passwords again for my entire OS X experience (except internet passwords, of course). Please do not answer "it's a bad idea"; I ...
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Avoiding being locked out of Apple Store - password

Twice I put in an incorrect password. I did not want to be locked out.. so I stopped trying.. I know that I can set a new one.. BUT I would prefer to keep the one that I have for the time being... If ...
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How do I obtain my dead husband's password for his iPhone? [duplicate]

My husband died. I have the death certificate. Also using his iPhone. Don't have his password. Would like to obtain it. How do I do that?
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Cannot mount encrypted Time Machine

I've an encrypted Time Machine with the password saved on the keychain. Now, trying to plug in, it ask me the password and it's always wrong. I've checked hundreds of times and it also allowed me to ...
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List contents and extract individual files from password protected archive file

I want to list contents of a compressed archive file, then choose some individual files to be extracted. Archive is password protected. I tried Unarchiver and Keka but it seems none of them has a ...
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iPad is stuck in Guided Access

My daughter accidentally turned on the Guided access, and the dilemma here is that we forgot the password, and we can't turn off the iPad to reboot, because it is stuck in app which she is using. How ...
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g5 ppc osx 10.5.8 i can't change administrator password

I have a problem with my G5 PPC with OS X 10.5.8. I bought this Mac from an English friend of mine. He forgot an administrator password. I don't have the system CD or Internet connection. I tried to ...
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iCloud keeps asking me my password

I enabled 2fa for my apple account, and now iCloud keeps asking me my password a lot of times every time I login. I think it doesn't even bother to check it, since as soon as I enter it, it pops the ...
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Prevent non admin users from accessing keychain

Ive setup mail accounts on an employees computer and noticed that they were able to view the passwords by looking in the keychain, what id like to do is not allow them to view the passwords stored in ...
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Is the Yosemite File Vault password (usually) the same as login password?

So when I upgraded to Yosemite, I can remember turning on FileVault. I cannot remember the password I used. Is that password is the same as my login password for my administrator account (the only ...
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I can't change administrator password on G5 PPC OS X 10.5.8

I have a problem with my G5 PPC with OS X 10.5.8. I bought this Mac from an English friend of mine. He forgot an administrator password. I don't have the system CD or Internet connection. I tried to ...
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Obtain Apple ID from son/daughter for tracking app

I have signed up for TeenSafe to monitor the content of my 15 year old's usage of her text/pic messages on her iPhone (I suspect sexting and explicit pictures). In order to establish the link, it ...
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Is my password vulnerable to recovery using my Apple ID?

For some time, in Mavericks, I had an option, which I had disabled, in Users & Groups > Password to reset the password using Apple ID This option vanished after a migration, under Mavericks, to ...