Change Mac admin password without the disk 2012 [Solved/Closed]the Description for more information

how to reset your macbook pro password !i lost my disk and forgot the admin password so please can you tell me how to change admin password without the disk?1. Reboot 2. Hold apple key + s key down after you hear the chime. (command + s on newer Macs) 3. When you get text prompt enter in these terminal commands to create a brand new admin account (hitting return after each line): mount -uw / rm /var/db/.AppleSetupDone shutdown -h now 4. After rebooting you should have a brand new admin account. When you login as the new admin you can simply delete the old one and your good to go again! Apple stores wont reset it for you. Computer shops may charge you $50 to $200 trying to reinstall the Mac and failing at end.

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