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    Is this possible?

    Kinda new to this site and wasn't sure where to post this question.



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    Very standard stuff.

    Assuming you're not using FileVault encryption...

    Go into Single User Mode (reboot your computer holding "command+s")

    Type in the following

    Code:
    sh /etc/rc
    passwd yourusername
    reboot
    iMac 20' Intel Core 2 duo 2.16GHz, 4GB DDR2-667 SDRAM, Mac OS X 10.5.1 "Leopard"
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