better using crypt(). or if you’re on PHP 5.5+ you can use password_hash().
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Thanks, not on 5.5 yet but thats why i am upgrading this script to mysqli library is for that purpose and figured i would go ahead and clean up and sort out any other things that need to be done while i was here.