Install error: Table 'phpbb_auth_access' already exists

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djyogi_101
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Install error: Table 'phpbb_auth_access' already exists

Post by djyogi_101 »

I get this error message during installation.

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An error has occurred during installation

An error occurred trying to update the database
Table 'phpbb_auth_access' already exists

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Please can anyone help ASAP


Thanks

Yogi
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Post by The Techboy »

Just delete the table in phpMyAdmin. You probably tried to install twice.

Oh, and if you're trying to upgrade use the upgrade script.
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Post by flogger12 »

The Techboy wrote: Just delete the table in phpMyAdmin. You probably tried to install twice.

Oh, and if you're trying to upgrade use the upgrade script.


what upgrade script are you talking about?


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Post by {WHH} Edek »

I did the same thing and am getting the same error but would you please explain exactly how to use phpmyadmin to fix this. I am brand new to this and have never used php before
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Post by flogger12 »

if you get that error, all you have to do is to choose a different table prefix, I usually use phpbb2_ then proceed with the install as usual


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Post by {WHH} Edek »

thank you that fixed it
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