How to Reset Forgotten Admin & Standard User Password OSX 10.11 El Capitan

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Following are the instruction on how to reset Forgotten Admin & Standard User Password OSX 10.11 El Capitan.

If you are a permeant Macbook user then this guide is life saving for you in this guide we’ll tell you how to reset Admin & Standard User Password on OSX 10.11 El Capitan, OSX 10.10 Yosemite, OSX 10.9 Mavericks and OSX 10.8 Mountain Lion by using Recovery Partition on OSX.

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How to Reset Forgotten Admin & Standard User Password OSX 10.11 El Capitan:

Step∗1: First you have to boot you Mac into recovery mode. Click on Apple->Restart, while holding down the Command + R button. When you the see the startup screen release the button.

Step∗2: Now go to the Utilites menu and select Terminal.

Step∗3: In terminal type ‘reset password’ and press enter.

Step∗4: Now you’ll see a new windows, select Hard Drive and the select the user from the below, for whom you want to reset the password.

Step∗5: Enter the new password and click on save. As for confirmation you’ll see a message about keychain account.

Step∗6: All you have to do is go back to Apple menu and restart your Mac to boot up normally. Use the new password to login in to your Macbook.

All Done….