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Old 02-22-2005, 03:35 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Angry mac G4 power book

hey guys my friend has the above laptop but has some problems with it here they are:

he has forgotten his password so he cant get into it. now it does not have any info that he still needs so how would one format a laptop with out the mac os cd? also is ther any other os that mac can run other than the mac os?

also how would one access the bios?

i have never worked on a mac before so i know absolute jack about it!

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Old 02-22-2005, 04:05 AM   #2 (permalink)
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to reset the password you boot of the mac os x disk

Core 2 Duo E6400, DFI Infinity 975X/G, 2x 512mb DDR2 667mhz, Albatron 7900gt, WD 200gb SATA, Samsung DVD-RW, Silverstone ST-50EF 500w PSU.
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Old 02-22-2005, 04:37 AM   #3 (permalink)
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shot for your quick reply man!
is there no other way around it if you dont have the disk?
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Old 02-22-2005, 08:42 AM   #4 (permalink)
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there are some distro's of linux that run on ppc.
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