How to reset the admin password in Drupal.

To change the administrative password for your current Drupal installation you should:

1. Go to your cPanel -> Databases box -> phpMyAdmin;
2. Select the database which Drupal use from the drop-down menu on the left.
4. Click on the SQL tab.
5. In the text field on the page type the following text:

update users set pass=md5('NEWPASS') where uid = 1;

where "NEWPASS" is your new administrative password. Then click on the GO button and if no errors present, the Drupal password should have been changed.


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