Found this here: http://forum.joomla.org/index.php/topic,10985.0.html
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Q. How do I recover my admin password?
A. You cannot recover the existing password, but you can reset it to a new password.
The passwords are stored using a one-way MD5 hash which prevents recovering the password.
But you can reset the password by editing the password field in the database.
Set the password to a known value and then you may log-in using that new password.
Set the password to a known value
- password = “this is the MD5 hashed password”
- admin = 21232f297a57a5a743894a0e4a801fc3
- secret = 5ebe2294ecd0e0f08eab7690d2a6ee69
- OU812 = 7441de5382cf4fecbaa9a8c538e76783
Paste the hashed password into the field, save the change, and log-in using the new password.
Immediately change your password to something more secure!
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