How do you install the program plz?

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How do you install the program plz?

Post by new forum » Sat Aug 04, 2018 1:48 am

Hello there
I have visited this link and I have downloaded the zip format, but when I have this file in my downloads folder I am unable to unzip the file (sure I have unziped many files before). Also I do not see an install/ setup icon inside the folder.

Any help please?

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Re: How do you install the program plz?

Post by Lumpy Burgertushie » Sat Aug 04, 2018 4:51 am

if you truly have the zip and not the bz2 or whatever the other ones are and you can not unzip it there is something wrong with your unzipping program.

also, this is not a program that you can run on your computer. you have to have a hosting account with a hosting company and a domain name of your own. you will have to make sure the domain name is pointing to your hosting account. you will have to create a blank database at your hosting account.

once you have all that, you can read the install intructions contained in the folder named "docs" that you will find once you unzip the download.

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Re: How do you install the program plz?

Post by Mick » Sat Aug 04, 2018 8:09 am

Also, see the 3.2 User Guide for more information.
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Re: How do you install the program plz?

Post by STN » Sat Aug 04, 2018 11:50 am

I think you are confusing phpbb for desktop application. Web software is different than desktop and installed differently.

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