Help with inherited business IMac

  Subaya 21:59 15 Feb 2018
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Hello. I inherited an IMac which belonged to an organisation which went bust in our building everything was about to go in a skip including the Mac. I rescued it, cleaned it up. I got the original keyboard but thats it. I managed to connect my own mouse. Switched it on and it works fine. I can only acces it as guest user as it seems it belong to the admin person in the office. My request is, I am trying to connect yoto internet but is asking me to " type an administrators name and password for network diagnostics to make changes." Please can you advise.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 12:52 16 Feb 2018

You are probably going to have to do a clean install of the operating system.

click here Create Apple ID click here

  Subaya 00:29 18 Feb 2018

Thank you. but I've just read I will need administrator privileges to uninstall is that right?

  wee eddie 11:33 18 Feb 2018

Why not get into contact with an ex-Staff member and ask

  Subaya 16:33 19 Feb 2018

Thanks for your replies. The thing is the staff had all gone, they disappeared. Thats what happens when a org goes bust. Ive not seen or heard where they went since they were on another floor. All I know this was the admins computer. It was dumped at the back of the cupboard with all the rest of the stuff ready to be thrown out. Reception said take what you can before the cleaners come and there was Miss Maccy. Basically like like a phone, how do I unlock it.?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 16:42 19 Feb 2018

reset to factory condition click here

  wee eddie 18:20 19 Feb 2018

"That's what happens when a org goes bust."

No it's not. What you are telling us does not stack up, in either UK or USA terms

  Subaya 19:31 19 Feb 2018

To wee eddie yes it does happen when it goes into administration they can change the locks so no one allowed to go in. One minute this small org was there next theyre werent. Espcially when they rely on funding from XYZ and it just runs out. I know ive been there many times!!!!

  rdave13 21:21 19 Feb 2018

Bin it. Not worth the effort. Most probably the drive has been wiped automatically. It will cost to reinstall the iOS anyway. Possibly the drive has been locked.

might help

  wee eddie 22:06 19 Feb 2018

There are always Administrators. They are tasked with raising cash for their fee and the creditors. Offer them cash

  rdave13 22:24 19 Feb 2018

There are always Administrators. They are tasked with raising cash for their fee and the creditors. Offer them cash

You serious wee eddie ? Mac was destined to be disposed of. Not the thread starter's property. In keeping it the TS is guilty of keeping property which belongs to someone else.

Hmmm, now what is that called I wonder?

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