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    Ok I'm going to be honest. I have been using a pirated vb version, however I dont want to use it no more. Therefore i just bought a valid vb license so i can be legal with my website. my only question is, do i need to re-install the legal vb version? if i do this, how do i keep from loosing all my style mods, members and posts?

    any help appreciated.

  • #2
    Hm... well, happy you're being honest.

    If there was nohing malicious implanted into the vBulletin database, I think it should be just a matter of overwriting the files with the official vBulletin ones.
    Congratulations on the death of vBulletin, Internet Brands.

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    • #3
      Ok, I've only been using the illegal version for 1 month (tommorrow). Its still using the 3.5.3 version.

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      • #4
        Well, it depends on hacks. Some might have file edits, and you'll need to change the files. Unless they're just plugins they will be good i think.

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        • #5
          The current hacks I have installed are:

          -ibProarcade

          I think thats it...I'll have to ask this other guy who installed them.

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          • #6
            I dont know if that hack has file edits from the forum directory. If it has tempelate edits, i thnk they should be in the tables. If their not, its not hard to do 2 tempelate edits.

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            • #7
              Ok I'll ask him about it, he should know.

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              • #8
                Yeah

                Just need to do the file edits, and maybe tempelate edits, and all should go good.

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                • #9
                  Erm...wrong forum for technical support?
                  ManagerJosh, Owner of 4 XenForo Licenses, 1 vBulletin Legacy License, 1 Internet Brands Suite License
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                  • #10
                    Please purchase a license and we'll be able to help with any further questions. You will need to use the files from your new license.
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