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Forgotten my Wordpress login details

I set up a simple Wordpress site on a Virtual Machine, but I've forgotten any sign-in details I set up.

How do I fix this? I've tried "forgotten password" but I don't seem to have set the user with my email address.

I have full control over the VM.

Thanks.
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Thanks for this - sorry I was off on holiday and didn't respond sooner.

I can look at the user table and in fact had remembered the email address I had used, but I get a message saying mail has not been installed (or set up - something similar) so I can't get the email link.

I had a look at the resetting your password link where it explains getting an MD5 hash of a new password and updating the user table. I will have to wait for tomorrow to do this now as my VM was running incredibly slowly because it was installing updates, and so I have had to quit and let the updates run.

However hopefully soon I will have this resolved - thanks for your help. I'll update tomorrow.
Sorry for the delay - I am now up and running.

I thought up a new password.

I created an MD5 hash for it here:
http://www.miraclesalad.com/webtools/md5.php

I ran MySQL Workbench and updated the wp_users table, updating the user_pass column with the new MD5 hash.

I then logged in with my new password and was able to get in.

Thanks for all your help.