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How to reset Admin password in Joomla 1.6
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In this video we will show you how to change Joomla Administrator password with a simple MySQL query. This method is valid both for Joomla 1.5 and Joomla 1.0.x In order to watch the video you need Adobe Flash Player.

How to reset Admin password in Joomla 1.6

MySQL query:

UPDATE `jos_users` SET `password` = MD5( 'new_password' ) WHERE `jos_users`.`username` = "admin" ;
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-1 #3 Webmaster-tips.net 2011-07-09 07:28
Quoting John Ortiz:
Quoting John Ortiz:
Easy and simple. Thanks!


Now, I'm trying to change my password, and I can't access to the Joomla back-end.

I did the process many times.

What is going on? Thanks in advance.

What is your Joomla version?
Did you get confirmation message when you have executed SQL query?
 
 
-1 #2 John Ortiz 2011-07-09 03:47
Quoting John Ortiz:
Easy and simple. Thanks!


Now, I'm trying to change my password, and I can't access to the Joomla back-end.

I did the process many times.

What is going on? Thanks in advance.
 
 
+2 #1 John Ortiz 2011-04-04 12:23
Easy and simple. Thanks!
 

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