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A little help please. Can't log in as administrator

edited January 2008 in Vanilla 1.0 Help
I've done a fresh reinstall of Vanilla 1.1.4. Everything goes through the process fine until I go to log in for the first time. I'm getting the following error message. This is my second post. I'd really appreciate some help. --------- Error Message An error occurred while attempting to validate your credentials Affected Elements Authenticator.Authenticate(); The error occurred on or near: Illegal mix of collations (latin1_swedish_ci,IMPLICIT) and (utf8_general_ci,COERCIBLE) for operation '='


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    Well, after working on this all day and searching various post I found an answer from another post. For some reason the languages in my database were messed up. So I reset the database language to Thanks to the following post for the answer: Max_B Aug 21st 2006 block userblock comment# 2 When creating you database, before running the install script, you should declare the database as being of DEFAULT utf8 encoding. From hte message it looks yours is latin1. Also be sure to use latest SVN mods from Mark about "SET names utf8"
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