i bought my note book i have not the password to authenticate any download can you give me a new password or what to do please

Asked by Valente barata laurent on 2012-07-19

i can't dowlnoad anything i can't authenticate

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2012-07-19
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2012-07-20

If you hold SHIFT at boot and select recovery mode, then select root. You can now run:

passwd foo; reboot

Replace foo with your username. Eg:

passwd andy; reboot

You can now log in as your username with your new password.

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