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Depending on the browser you're using, the password may be stored in its data structures. Apple Safari - Go to Preferences > Passwords tab Google Chrome - Go to Preferences > Settings > Show Advanced Settings... link > Passwords and forms > Manage Passwords link Mozilla Firefox - Go to Preferences > Security tab > Saved Passwords button


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You need to open the Users & Groups section of the system preferences and check what users are available. Is there one with admin privileges? Use that for the installation dialog. The inconvenience will be that in those dialogs you will need to enter the admin user name in addition to the password. If there is no admin user, you could try to enable a ...


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If your phone has activation lock, you will have to get control of the old Apple ID to remove the account. The device should keep working, but you won't be able to sign in with the new account until the old is under your control. You can read the details and what to do with a forgotten password at: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5818 If you don't have ...


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Actually, the password may not be stored on your Mac since most log in services use the password to generate a cryptographically strong (or at least significantly longer) string that acts as a "cookie" to authenticate your client to access the servers that hold your yahoo content. Unless you used a different program than Keychain to store the original ...


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Just had the same Problem. I went to System Preferences >> Users & Groups, clicked the unlock button then right clicked on my User and set my group to Admin.



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