I am suspicious that there may be some files or code in my old files that should not be in there. I recently fell victim to the recent Joomla exploit and want to do all I can to keep everything nice and clean.
Joomla is now fixed, and I am keen to also start afresh with the phpBB forum. Doing a little more work than necessary is my way of learning more about how everything works!
Many thanks for the help. I will follow your advice here:
But if you want, delete everything, besides ext, files, images, styles folders, and the config.php file and re upload the core files. ...