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macbook password hacked?

  BG 182

bit of a problem i wonder if you can help, i have a password to 'authenticate' changes on my macbook pro, i have today gone to modify a folder and entered my password, its saying its wrong! i have tried the only possible 2 passwords it could be, and it will not have it.

I have been using my home wireless and Works wireless to download films over the past few nights using Transmission.

Have i been hacked?

if so is there any way i can get around this so my password is back to normal, and is there anything i can do to protect it when surfing or downloading. Im a bit of a novice when it comes to things like this!


  Clio 1.2 16v Dynamique
have a look on the support forums on the apple site. i had a similar problem a few years ago with my old powerbook where i just didn't recognise the master password for some reason. im sure i read something about using the osx disc to reset the password ...maybe confused tho as it was such a long time ago.

have a read over on apple support tho
  BG 182
have read up on google and it says that it can be reset using the OSX disc. would my mac have come with the reboot disc. im not at home to check and i didnt see 1 in the box when i set it all up


ClioSport Club Member
  BG 182
of course its backed up, but over the last few days ive been on the download for a few hundred songs and series 1 2 and 3 of inbetweeners. will just to download my most recent stuff again. no biggie. but i will have to re-do my itunes

would apple be able to undo this tho?