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  • Steve Machol
    I don't see how you can get that error then, unless it's due to a modification or a server issue.

    To troubleshoot this, first reupload all the original vB non-image files (except install.php). Make sure you upload these in ASCII format and overwrite the ones on the server. Also be sure to upload the admincp files to whichever directory you have set in your config.php file. Then run 'Suspect File Versions' in Diagnostics to make sure you have all the original files for your version and that none show 'File does not contain expected contents':

    Admin CP -> Maintenance -> Diagnostics -> Suspect File Versions

    [Note: In some cases you may also need to remove any of the listed .xml files in the includes/xml directory.]

    Next, disable all plugins.

    Note: To temporarily disable the plugin system, edit config.php and add this line right under <?php

    define('DISABLE_HOOKS', true);

    Then if you still have this problem, create a new style and choose no parent style. This will force it to use the default templates. Finally empty your browser cache, close all browser windows then try again. Make sure you change to the new style and view your forums with it.

    Do you have the same problem?

    Note: vB 3.5 is end-of-life and no longer officially supported.

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  • swepics
    threadid title firstpostid lastpost forumid pollid open replycount postusername postuserid lastposter dateline views iconid notes visible sticky votenum votetotal attach similar ezboardimport hiddencount

    Threadread is:
    userid threadid readtime
    but there's nothing in it.

    cpsession is: userid hash dateline
    and is also empty.

    Threadrate is empty too.

    If that helps.
    Last edited by swepics; Sun 15th Mar '09, 2:58pm.

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  • Steve Machol
    That field should definitely exist so my guess is that they did not make a complete backup of the database. Check the database with phpMyAdmin. Which fields do you see for the thread table?

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  • swepics
    They haven't moved it in a while but in the beginning they'd move us around a lot and every time we'd get database errors. This time they moved us to a "better" server because the old one was giving them problems.

    And oddly enough we can get around the problem by clicking in "Private Messages" and using the links in the left sidebar.

    Here is the error:

    Database error in vBulletin 3.5.0:

    Invalid SQL:

    SELECT thread.threadid, thread.forumid,
    IF(threadread.readtime IS NULL, 1236283286, IF(threadread.readtime < 1236283286, 1236283286, threadread.readtime)) AS threadread,
    IF(forumread.readtime IS NULL, 1236283286, IF(forumread.readtime < 1236283286, 1236283286, forumread.readtime)) AS forumread,
    thread.lastpost, subscribethread.subscribethreadid
    FROM thread AS thread,
    subscribethread AS subscribethread
    LEFT JOIN threadread AS threadread ON (threadread.threadid = thread.threadid AND threadread.userid = 21)
    LEFT JOIN forumread AS forumread ON (forumread.forumid = thread.forumid AND forumread.userid = 21)
    WHERE subscribethread.threadid = thread.threadid
    AND subscribethread.userid = 21
    AND thread.visible = 1
    HAVING thread.lastpost > IF(threadread > forumread, threadread, forumread);

    MySQL Error : Unknown column 'thread.threadid' in 'on clause'
    Error Number : 1054
    Date : Sunday, March 15th 2009 @ 03:01:26 PM
    Script :
    Referrer :
    IP Address :
    Username : my username
    Classname : vb_database

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  • wda2015
    without being able to see for myself it kind of is a grey area.. but why do they keep moving your website?..


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  • swepics
    started a topic User Control Panel doesn't work

    User Control Panel doesn't work

    Our web host recently moved our board to a new server. Every time they do this something screws up. Last night no one could login to the board so tech support just re-uploaded that folder from their last backup.

    Today no one can get into their user control panel,we get a database error. And their tech support is taking forever to figure it out.

    Does anyone know what this could be and how to fix it?