Sometimes we don’t have the password to the sitecore\admin account and need to get in. You can reset the admin password to the default just don’t forget the change it afterwards to something secure. Since I had to do this again today and Emile had the excellent idea of putting it somewhere I wouldn’t forget I decided to post it here. Just change “Sitecore_core” to the name of your Core database. Oh yeah, and don’t forget to back up the database first otherwise you will be thrown into the abyss.