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An administrator can change your login password without knowing the old password. The is no way for anyone to change a keychain password without knowing the old password. Normally your login password is the same as the keychain password. For you to change your login password, you need to enter the old password and new password. After the software changes ...


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Passcode usually refers to the 4-digit lock code (unless you are using a more complex 6-digits passcode) and password typically refers to your Apple ID password. Moreover, the password is associated with your Apple ID and is what is used to access Apple services such as iTunes and App Store purchases. It is also used when turning off find my iPhone and ...


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First of all - restart your computer. Press the Command and R keys at the same time when the grey screen appears and hold them until you see the Apple logo. A small loading bar will appear under the logo. Sit tight as your system boots into Recovery Mode. Click the Utilities tab in the top menu bar, select Terminal, type resetpassword and press Enter. Close ...


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sudo allows you to run a command at an elevated permission level. You can edit the sudoers file by running sudo visudo One way to do this is to first add a line to your sudoers file which allows the listed commands to be run without a password. By adding the specific command to your sudoers file, you can allow the desired commands to be run without ...


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As a proof of concept, I formatted a USB Thumb-drive using a GUID Partition Map and formatted it Mac OS Extended (Journaled) naming it "Encrypted". Then in Finder, I selected the disk named "Encrypted" and control-clicked selecting Encrypt "Encrypted"..., while setting its password to "password". When it was done encrypting, using Terminal, I ascertained ...



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