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Changing Password on a TCNJ Un-encrypted Mac

NOTE: Do not change your password using System Preferences > Users. Use only the steps listed below

Be aware: this must be done while connected to the wired network

  1. Go to https://tims.tcnj.edu and follow the instructions to change your password
  2. Restart your Mac
  3. Log into your Mac using the NEW password
  4. You will get a dialog box with the title "The system was unable to unlock your login keychain." Click "Update Keychain Password" to continue
  5. You will get a second dialog box with the title "OSX wants to use the 'login' keychain."  Enter your PREVIOUS password
  6. Done

To determine if your Mac is encrypted, follow these steps:

  1. Open System Preferences
  2. Open the Security & Privacy preference pane
  3. Click on the "FileVault tab"
  4. IF the FileVault tab is there and openable, your Mac is encrypted. Otherwise, it is n

 

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Article ID: 29949
Created
Thu 5/4/17 10:17 AM
Modified
Thu 5/4/17 10:38 AM