Spy Lock is your best friend when you are away from your computer. With Spy Lock, locking your screen turns your computer into an incredible surveillance system. You can choose to have Spy Lock take a picture every time someone attempts to log in with the wrong password. You can also choose to have video start to record as soon as you lock your screen. Spy Lock comes feature packed:
Option to lock when screen saver starts
Airport Signal Strength Widget
Category: Utility Apps
Requirements: OS X 10.6 or later
Question: I've lost my password and don't know what to do
Answer: You should be able to boot with your OS disk and run terminal from there.
You'll have to delete the plist file for Spy Lock.
Here are some steps to help you.
1. Start from your Mac OS X Install disc: Insert the installation disc, then restart the computer while holding the C key.
When your computer finishes starting up from the disc, choose Terminal from the Installer menu. (In Mac OS X 10.4 or later, you must select your language first.)
2. Important: Do not click Continue in the first screen of the Installer. If you do, you must restart from the disc again to access Terminal.
3. Once Terminal launches, you should have a prompt at which you can type in commands.
4. Type cd /Users/your_user_name/Library/Preferences/ and press Return ( Your username is the username you setup when you first setup your Mac ). For me it would be cd /Users/cfletcher/Library/Preferences/. If you don't know your username you can type cd /Users and press return and then type ls and press return. A list of user folders will be displayed for you.
5. Type rm com.empoc.Lock.plist and confirm that you want to delete this file.
6. Reboot your Mac
Note: If you do not have your startup disk or are having trouble booting from that, you can access the command line by starting your mac in single user mode. Do this by following the instructions below and then start from step 4 above
Starting up in single-user or verbose mode
1. Shut down your Mac if it is on.
2. Press the power button to start the computer.
3. Immediately press and hold the Command (Apple) key and the "s" key for single-user mode. (Command-S).
You have successfully entered single-user mode when you see white text appear on the screen.
To exit single-user mode type reboot then press Return.
4. Proceed to step 4 above.
This will force Spy Lock to create a new preferences file with default values the next time it starts. The password should be blank by default.