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Admin help needed [solved]

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I no longer have any access to my email address from when i registered. I wanted to update(add new email address) my profile but it asks for my password.
I cannot not remember my password and obviosly because I do not have access to my registering email address I cannot ask for password recovery

anyone able to help?

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I think phpbb encrypts the user passwords, so its unlikely any admin can help recover the password.

EDIT: one other thing you can try, see if your browser's security settings will show you saved passwords. Depending on the browser of course. I think Firefox can do it, I've done it myself in the past.

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Hopefully, a full Admin will be along soon, jacksy - they should be able to change your email address (or whatever is needed - I'd rather not tinker).
JazHaz wrote:.. see if your browser's security settings will show you saved passwords. Depending on the browser of course. I think Firefox can do it...
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JazHaz wrote:I think phpbb encrypts the user passwords, so its unlikely any admin can help recover the password.

EDIT: one other thing you can try, see if your browser's security settings will show you saved passwords. Depending on the browser of course. I think Firefox can do it, I've done it myself in the past.
I am using Internet Explorer..any idea where I would look?

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Cody wrote:Hopefully, a full Admin will be along soon, jacksy - they should be able to change your email address (or whatever is needed - I'd rather not tinker).
If they can update the email address to my new one i should be ok

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jacksy wrote:I am using Internet Explorer..any idea where I would look?
It's too many years since I used IE - but somewhere in Internet Options/Security perhaps...

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jacksy wrote:
JazHaz wrote: EDIT: one other thing you can try, see if your browser's security settings will show you saved passwords. Depending on the browser of course. I think Firefox can do it, I've done it myself in the past.
I am using Internet Explorer..any idea where I would look?
Probably in Internet Options, but just had a looksee on mine, and couldn't see how.

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JazHaz wrote:
jacksy wrote:
JazHaz wrote: EDIT: one other thing you can try, see if your browser's security settings will show you saved passwords. Depending on the browser of course. I think Firefox can do it, I've done it myself in the past.
I am using Internet Explorer..any idea where I would look?
Probably in Internet Settings, but just had a looksee on mine, and couldn't see how.

Me too nothing there i can see. Looks like i am reliant on the admins being able to update my email address.

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A quick google tells me that IE requires third-party software to view stored passwords (they're down in the registry, I think), so probably not advisable.

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Cody wrote:A quick google tells me that IE requires third-party software to view stored passwords (they're down in the registry, I think), so probably not advisable.

advice taken :)

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where are the admins?

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I have modlike powers ... I can change your email, I think, if you PM me your new address.

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Disembodied wrote:I have modlike powers ... I can change your email, I think, if you PM me your new address.

have done thanks :)

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All sorted now many thanks to Disembodied

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