TL;DR: Is there a way to find out the admin password on a Mac? I know there’s 99.9999999% chance there’s no way to get this but figured I would ask.
My friend has a 2012 Macbook AIR. From what I can tell, it has a bunch of malware on it just by googling some problems. I downloaded Malwarebytes but when I go to install it, it’s asking me for a password. However, he has no password on the computer (when logging in).
We tried three different passwords but none worked. Worst case scenario, he is actually going to buy a new computer and then wipe this one completely and use it as a shared computer (which is probably how it got malware on it in the first place).
I would look in keychain but I wouldn’t know what to look but I’m guessing I couldn’t get it anyway because I would need a master pw to view the master pw…
I’m assuming him taking it to a genius bar wouldn’t work but maybe I’m wrong.