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Reset Admin Password Through Database

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You'll need to be able to run SQL on that database, like for example, through phpMyAdmin.

UPDATE `wp_users` SET `user_pass` = MD5( 'new_password_here' ) WHERE `wp_users`.`user_login` = "admin_username";

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