Cant login to wordpress just does the 'snap' thing what to do?

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    MyspaceisstillCool BANNED BANNED

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    I had this happen before on another domain but it was one i wasnt bothered about so i never bothered to figure out why.

    I try and login using the exact same detials as always and i jsut get the heart sinking 'snap' of the dialog window showing it failed.

    I hadnt logged in for about a month on this domain and suddenly this has happened.

    What should i do? The password i keep is stored in a text file so its not a case of me forgetting it. I used to copy and paste it all the time without issue so i dont see it could be a case of wrong characters.
     
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    Have you tried doing a password reset?

    If that doesn't work, go to your cPanel.

    Follow these instructions: http://www.wpbeginner.com/beginners-guide/how-to-reset-a-wordpress-password-from-phpmyadmin/

    I recommend doing a malware check too, as your site could be infected.
     
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    I cant reset cos i use random emails on my wp setups to avoid getting spam from spammers :(

    Now iom usddenly getting the 'Error establishing a database connection' and cant even get to login screen.
     
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    I tried changing thru phpmyadmin but I get: 'error -1 from storage engine' when i try and save the changes and I refresh the page and it hasnt edited anything.

    What now?

    Let's try thru ftp as suggested above...

    Ok that didn't work either.
     
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    I even just tried the emergency wp password php script and it says it was successful but it didnt change the password when i tried to login and also when i looked in phpmyadmin.