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Offline burningwheel3

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smf already exisits
« on: September 07, 2017, 03:27:16 PM »
I'm trying to do a fresh install with the latest forum, when i go to set it up, it's claims i already a smf installed. so confused. i deleted everything and started from scratch. what the hell an i doing wrong?

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Re: smf already exisits
« Reply #1 on: September 07, 2017, 03:32:56 PM »
Please stay with your first topic, makes it easier to assist you.

Offline burningwheel3

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Re: smf already exisits
« Reply #2 on: September 07, 2017, 03:43:23 PM »
this is for a different forum though :). the first forum issue is solved. want me to delete this one and ask on there?

Offline Illori

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Re: smf already exisits
« Reply #3 on: September 07, 2017, 03:44:01 PM »
you are using the same database details along with the same prefix, SMF detects it is already installed. you need a new database or a different prefix.

Offline burningwheel3

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Re: smf already exisits
« Reply #4 on: September 07, 2017, 03:51:03 PM »
strange, never been an issue before. thanks once again

Offline burningwheel3

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Re: smf already exisits
« Reply #5 on: September 10, 2017, 01:37:36 PM »
I should mention that it says its already installed and i should just update to latest version. Never had this happen before

Offline Illori

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Re: smf already exisits
« Reply #6 on: September 10, 2017, 02:53:33 PM »
how are you trying to do a fresh install? are you following the guide on the wiki?

Offline burningwheel3

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Re: smf already exisits
« Reply #7 on: September 13, 2017, 12:56:48 PM »
probably not. just read it, but i deleted the entire forum dir

Offline burningwheel3

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Re: smf already exisits
« Reply #8 on: September 13, 2017, 01:13:44 PM »
maybe i should just upload old version 1.1 and run 2.0x update