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Just got a new MBP and I want to sell my old one.

Update:10-11Source: network consolidation
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The email I got from Apple says they will give me $500 for my 3 year old MBP.  I have a lock set but I do not remember how I did this or how to remove it, but when I want to make a change with the time, for example, I have to insert a mastercode.  it is the same code when that brown/beige lock comes up. It only shows up at different times when I am trying to make a change. The company that will take my computer neds all locks removed.  It does not show up when I want to make changes to System pref.  Does anybody know how I turn that off because the company who will buy the old MBP needs this master pasword/lock turned off.
any suggestions on how to turn off the lock or set it so it does not show up anymore?  I think I found it under System Pref.---Security---Uncheck "Require a password..."  The locks are still there but so far the ones I have gone back to look at are unlocked.

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This is just the standard user password for your account. If you've forgot it, there are various ways to reset it, depending on which version of OS X you're running.
If you want to sell your old machine, take a look at Thomas Reed's How to prepare your Mac for sale.
If you need help on resetting your password, post back with your OS X version.
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