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Fatal Error Message

edited August 2011 in Vanilla 2.0 - 2.8
Hey guys, every page on my forum is giving me the same error message, you can view here:

Any advice would be much appreciated.

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    everything was working fine until I had to revert to backup of database
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    After you reverted to the backup of the database
    re-do the upgrades.
    When everything is working fine, then make a new backup and destroy the backup you reverted to.
    Reason : The backup you reverted to isn't upgraded properly.
    You revert to a database with errors, that's why you need to upgrade again.

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    thanks a lot for your help, not sure how to do that myself but will hire someone
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    Just don't overpay that someone. It's very easy tasks and about 10 minutes work.
    The simple solution is executing precisely what you did last time, meaning
    upgrading again.
    Remember what you did after you saw the august 13th post by S? You need to do exactly that.

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    thanks a lot, problem is I paid someone to upgrade last time, not sure how to myself, I'm not at the point I can work with php or tables etc...
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    UnderDogUnderDog MVP
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    Give it a try. It almost cannot get worse.
    You have a backup anyway (which isn't upgraded properly), so when things go wrong, just revert to that backup.
    All you need to do is 4 steps:
    1. Backup your conf/config.php
    1. Delete all the .ini files in your cache/ folder
    2. Run the /utility/update
    3. Running /utility/structure
    It looks like step 1 could be confusing, but give it a try.
    Steps 2 and 3 are similar.
    Instead of
    go to

    Before you start keep this page open:

    and post in the forum when you run into problems

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    thanks so much, will definitely give it a try! best, Josh
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