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Learn how your comment data is processed. Terrific post — thank you so much! This worked perfectly and saved me a lot of angst!!
You worked wonders, man. Thank you so much — I thought that either I was going to be stuck with an awkwardly named home folder, or changing everything would be overly complicated; but you made it simple enough to be literally done within 10 minutes. Surely, you do realise that even if you back up all your files, some Applications and plugins are going to be locked and ask for the password.
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Resetting a forgotten administrator's password in Lion
Desktops Speciality level out of ten: 0. You should see all the user accounts in the sidebar. Choose the user you want to change the password to and select Change Password You will be asked for your password. If you cannot: Sometimes it is not possible to log in your user if you forgot its password.
Press Command and R keys while your Mac is starting up and hold those keys until you see the Apple icon. If your Mac has got a wireless keyboard, press them when you hear the startup sound.