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Forgot Joomla Admin password

Discussion in 'Joomla' started by ghostterm, Aug 26, 2008.

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    How do I create a new password? I forgot my old one, I had it written down on some paper but can't seem to find it. someone please help.
    SEMrush
     
    ghostterm, Aug 26, 2008 IP
    SEMrush
  2. Nigel Lew

    Nigel Lew Notable Member

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  3. ghostterm

    ghostterm Member

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    I went to the link and can someone please tell me how to reset the password step by step because i'm kind of lost here.

    +

    i have some security holes in joomla and i don't know how to get them patched up, can someone please help me with that to.
     
    ghostterm, Aug 26, 2008 IP
  4. The Universes

    The Universes Peon

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    Just create a new user, and use the password you want and copy over the hash and the salt to your original admin user in the database.
     
    The Universes, Aug 26, 2008 IP
  5. caj

    caj Active Member

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    I haven't tried this method. What I did usually log into the database and change the password from there - as suggested above.
     
    caj, Aug 26, 2008 IP
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    wendallb Active Member

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    You can change your password in the data base with phpmyadmin
     
    wendallb, Aug 26, 2008 IP
  7. joomlajoomla

    joomlajoomla Member

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    Make sure to hash it properly, if you change it through phpmyadmin.
     
    joomlajoomla, Nov 10, 2009 IP
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    Run this SQL on your phpmyadmin
    change new_password with your desired password.
     
    computeraholic, Jul 7, 2010 IP
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    Found you Password in Mysql db,and use some MD5 translation it.
     
    dakco, Jul 9, 2010 IP
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    Just change the password using phpmyadmin.
     
    sadiqsaad, Jul 9, 2010 IP
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    If you have access to DB you can just register new user and retrieve password in md5 hash from db and after isert this value instead admin md5 hash
     
    alexeyd, Jul 10, 2010 IP
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    Yes, you just can create new password, can not get old password with phpmyadmin
     
    tonsach, Jul 10, 2010 IP
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    joomla create a new admin and then you move all the important articles in the new joomla

    trying to do
     
    meyrheena, Jul 11, 2010 IP
  14. balaji153

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    it's very easy go to Jos_users table in your Database .

    Copy the md5 formatted password and convert with this tool

    http://www.iwebtool.com/md5

    you got your password now!!!!
     
    balaji153, Jul 11, 2010 IP