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I have not opened my forum for a while since I was busy, however, have forgotten my admin password. Unfortunately, am currently using a free web host that donnot fully support php sendmail for free users, so can't reset my password, what can I do?
Update your md5 hash in phpmyadmin.
do you have access to database manager (eg. phpMyAdmin) ?

see common SQL queries guidance and you can use Query like below (note: X is your user id)
UPDATE `mybb_users` SET `password` = '098f6bcd4621d373cade4e832627b4f6', `salt` = '' WHERE `uid` = 'X' 
above query resets your password to test and immediately log into your forum and change your password
I have access to phpmyadmin, but dont know how to run a query, may I send a PM
phpmyadmin > select your database > click on "SQL" > and run this

UPDATE `mybb_users` SET `password` = '098f6bcd4621d373cade4e832627b4f6', `salt` = '' WHERE `uid` = 'X' 

Change X to your UID.

So if you have uid=1 run this

UPDATE `mybb_users` SET `password` = '098f6bcd4621d373cade4e832627b4f6', `salt` = '' WHERE `uid` = '1' 

Password is test

Like .m. said.