Re-install Osx, Format Hd - No Password

yuanmc

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Hi,

After recently purchasing a used eMac I followed this link in an attempt to re-install OSX 10.3.5 without the admin password -

http://www.macosx.com/content/faq.php/q5091/Dont-Know-Admin-Password-Would-Like-to-Format-Hard-Drive.html

I reached the point where I typed in: SystemStarter at the command line, it began starting until it showed the following errors and the cursor seemed frozen:

open[176] LSOpenCopyItemInfoForURL() returned -35 for path /System/Library/CoreServices/ARD Agent.app

open[176] Couldn't open file: /System/Library/CoreServices/ARD Agent.app

open[184] LSOpenCopyItemInfoForURL() returned -35 for path /System/Library/CoreServices/ARD Agent.app

open[184] Couldn't open file: /System/Library/CoreServices/ARD Agent.app

open[185] LSOpenCopyItemInfoForURL() returned -35 for path /System/Library/CoreServices/ARD Agent.app

open[185] Couldn't open file: /System/Library/CoreServices/ARD Agent.app

I couldn't enter anything further to the command line after this happened (and I'd restarted to face the same result). Is there another route I can take from here?
 
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