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My board just vanished!

Post by megoomba » Sun Apr 29, 2018 4:56 am

Hello all! I hope I am posting this in the right area. I hope someone can help me. I’m going to have to apologize in advance as I am not at ALL tech savvy and am having a hard time understanding a lot of the topics on this forum but if someone could help me, I would be forever appreciative!

I have a phpBB forum board that my wife and I use for writing. This morning all of tbe content just VANISHED!! No trace of any of our topics to be seen! I was able to access a chached version of it and almost all of our content is still available there. Phew! But I am wondering if anyone ever had anything similar happen with their boards or any idea how/what could have happened and if anyone knows any way to restore our data!

Thanks in advance! And so sorry I don’t know more about this sort of thing.

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Re: My board just vanished!

Post by Mick » Sun Apr 29, 2018 6:58 am

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Re: My board just vanished!

Post by david63 » Sun Apr 29, 2018 7:30 am

megoomba wrote:
Sun Apr 29, 2018 4:56 am
But I am wondering if anyone ever had anything similar happen
This is not uncommon if it is a "free" board. The people who run free boards just close down without any warning and everyone looses everything. If you have a backup of your database then there is hope otherwise you will probably have lost everything
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