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Every user account on OS X has a public drop box folder inside its Public folder (path is /Users/USERNAME/Public/Drop\ Box/). So what you can do is download the file into Guest's Download folder and then copy it (via Terminal or Finder) to /Users/ADMINNAME/Public/Drop\ Box/. You will get a warning about not being able to access the file after the copy, just ...
After talking with Apple support for a couple hours, booting into safe-mode, and re-installing the OS (at their behest) we ended up just going into recovery and using the "resetpassword" command from the terminal.
The login (user account) password isn't stored in keychain access, but keychain access automatically adopts the user account password as the keychain access password by default. So, your password for keychain access is most likely the same as the login password. There is no default password in mac, the user creates one on install. If your mac was provided ...
As was suggested to you in the comments, you will need to provide more information in order to get some relevant help Generally speaking the steps to follow are: Change your password and write it somewhere. I suggest using a password manager. Login to your google account from your phone with the new password. Step 2 being a success mean that you indeed ...
Security updates are for your security. Unpatched systems are first to be attacked when a new exploit is discovered. Of course, if you were running in an admin account, these could all be done silently. As you're not, someone has to authenticate every time. Switch off all updates… in all accounts… Sign out of the App Store… in all accounts…
The canonical way to fix this is to erase and restore the device. See http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT1212 for more details and options.
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