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[SOLVED] Lost admin password in Prestashop 1.6?

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Hi forum,

 

I'm in a bit of trouble with Prestashop 1.6.0.9. I did an installation meant for testing, so I did not change the default admin@prestashop e-mail, but I still ended up doing a bit of work on it that I would rather not loose. 

 

Now for some reason my password is not working anymore, but for obvious reasons I cannot have a new one sent to "my" e-mail. Stupid, I know.

 

I've located some articles using the Cookie_key trick for a password reset, but it does not seem to work for 1.6. The passwd string can max be 32 characters and my Cookie_key (even without adding a password) is much longer.

 

Am I doomed here or is there alternative ways to reset my password or create a new admin user? If not, is there at least a way that I can transfer my complete layout with pages, themes and other edits to a brand new Prestashop installation? I do of course have full FTP access to all the files. 

 

Kind regards and thanks in advance for any help!

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Brilliant! It worked perfectly. Thank you so much for your help, I would have never located this clever tool on a foreign website myself. 

Edited by Blaahval (see edit history)

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Glad it worked :)

I'm marking this thread solved

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