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  • Marged Admin user with regular and can't access admin page

    I took the admin username and merged it into another one which wasn't setup as admin. Since the admin username was deleted as a result I don't have access to the admin page anymore. What can I do to give this new username admin status without being able to access the admin page?
    Diesel Records

  • #2
    Upload the tools.php file to your admin directory, and you will see a way to restore access to your admin account.

    once your done DELETE it right away.

    Or the Long way

    Q13. Help! I can’t login to the ACP and I can’t see the link to it any more either!

    A13. Steps to recover

    1. You need to go into phpmyadmin and change your usergroup id to 6

    2. In config.php find

    $superadministrators = '';

    You need to add your userid to this value so it looks like this

    $superadministrators = '1';

    If you installed the board from scratch your userid 1.

    Save your config.php

    3. Point your browser to mysite.com/forum/admincp/adminpermissions.php?do=modify

    Click on all yes and hit save

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    • #3
      Where can I find this tools file? Is it part of the zip file for the entire VB package?
      Diesel Records

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      • #4
        its in the DO_NOT_UPLOAD folder

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