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Old 05-01-2012, 03:23 PM   #1
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Angry lost pw cant log on term no user name or pw


have lost pw cannot log into term no name or pw, can I salvage this machine or do i have to re install mageia
 
Old 05-01-2012, 04:44 PM   #2
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You should be able to reboot into single user mode or boot off the live cd to change the root password.
 
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Old 05-04-2012, 05:22 PM   #3
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I was able to reboot to failsafe mode which logged me in as root, I typed passwd, and changed the PW, such a simple fix, I forgot about it, but now ill never forget. PW CHANGED!! yes.
 
  


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