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how to disable sha1 encryption of password in question2nswer forum?

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Why would you want to disable the password encryption?

It's there to protect your users, unless you want to change the encryption type, so you don't want to disable it.
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Technically, this would be possible by overriding the function qa_db_calc_passcheck (from qa-db-users.php) and simply returning the password instead of hashing it. See here for how to do function overrides.

However, I would strongly recommend against doing that, as it is grossly insecure to have passwords stored in plaintext in the database.