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I have no difficulty remembering my passwords for websites and waking up my completer But there is one password I totally forgot and did not write down: the computer administrator one. that identifies me as the computer administrator. I am afraid I will be locked out if I make three guesses. It

It is an iMac and and this is one more reason I miss having a Windows computer.
 

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I have no difficulty remembering my passwords for websites and waking up my completer But there is one password I totally forgot and did not write down: the computer administrator one. that identifies me as the computer administrator. I am afraid I will be locked out if I make three guesses. It

It is an iMac and and this is one more reason I miss having a Windows computer.
 

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Has this situation happened to anyone else?

Would I really be locked out of my computer if I try and fail three times to get it right?
 

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You know I am not talking about cars so there is no reason to post that tweet here.

Do you have any experience with being locked out of your administration account on an Apple desktop computer?
 

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You know I am not talking about cars so there is no reason to post that tweet here.

Do you have any experience with being locked out of your administration account on an Apple desktop computer?

It really isn't that hard of a fix.

FYI --- If you're running a late 2012 or earlier you won't get the Big Sur upgrade
 

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[provided info to help another person]
Just want to say kudos for responding to someone's plea for assistance. (y)

And I am doing that becasue I find a certain perceived behavior disgusting.
 
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