How to fetch back Drupal 7 master password (uid 1)

Sometimes you lose your master password. Won't describe here how you managed to do it, since distraction that lead to that kind of errors is a burden to carry for all of us.

Drupal 6 was quite easy to recover, because its passwords were encrypted using the well known MD5 digest algorithm, while Drupal 7 uses SHA512 and a custom seed depending on the site. This statement makes us unable to use well known functions for that.

In order to recover your password, there are two easy steps.

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