Password Reset

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Catch all page for various forms of password reset.


VT Passwords

Official VT passwords article: Change VT Passwords



Boot into single user mode and type passwd <user>

Mac OS


  1. Restart Mac
  2. Hold Command-R after the chime
    • On a windows keyboard, hold Windows-R
  3. Menu Bar -> Utilities -> Terminal
  4. type the following and use the wizard to reset the user's password
  • This may cause issues with your OS X keychain, and you could lose all saved password. Here is an article on reseting your keychain

Single User Mode

  1. Shut down your Mac if it is on.
  2. Press the power button to start the computer.
  3. Immediately press and hold the Command key and one of the following:
    • the "s" key for single-user mode. (Command-S)
    • the "v" key for verbose mode. (Command-V)
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