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Re: Upgrading from ubbthreads 7.3 to 7.5
willing #245284 08/31/2011 1:59 AM
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Originally Posted by willing
I don't want to spend more money on an upgrade that might take me literally 15 minutes. It's just difficult apparently to get simple Yes/No answers! (Not a moan as such!)

So how much do you charge for that 15 minutes, UBBSystems?


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Re: Upgrading from ubbthreads 7.3 to 7.5
cascadeclimbers #245285 08/31/2011 2:00 AM
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Originally Posted by willing
I don't want to spend more money on an upgrade that might take me literally 15 minutes. It's just difficult apparently to get simple Yes/No answers! (Not a moan as such!)

So how much do you charge for that 15 minutes, UBBSystems?

I fail to see your point. What might it be?

Re: Upgrading from ubbthreads 7.3 to 7.5
Gizmo #245292 08/31/2011 6:07 AM
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Originally Posted by Gizmo
I include porting up mods that you have installed


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Re: Upgrading from ubbthreads 7.3 to 7.5
Yarp #245293 08/31/2011 6:43 AM
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Originally Posted by Yarpâ„¢
Ah, have to remember that smile Saves me a few hours smile
Within reason, as long as the mod works with the new version then I will port it up (generally using beyond compare), I don't take the time to sit and test every mod you've ever installed that I have to move over however tongue...

Also, if it will take significantly more time to port them over an additional fee may be requested (mainly if it's going to take longer than an additional half hour or so to compare the contents and move changes over). Most sites that are modded have minor modifications installed which actually don't take as long to move over as you'd think lol..


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Re: Upgrading from ubbthreads 7.3 to 7.5
Gizmo #245299 08/31/2011 5:33 PM
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Within reason,


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Oh well, I'll keep doing it myself then smile


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Re: Upgrading from ubbthreads 7.3 to 7.5
willing #245300 08/31/2011 5:58 PM
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As long as you make a proper backup of your database and script files there is nothing that can't be undone in case of a failure.
But I don't think you will have much to worry about upgrading within the 7.x series.

It is a nerve racking experience the first time you do it.


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Re: Upgrading from ubbthreads 7.3 to 7.5
willing #245306 09/01/2011 3:42 AM
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Thank you Ruben.

Re: Upgrading from ubbthreads 7.3 to 7.5
willing #245459 09/11/2011 10:44 PM
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Done!

Got a few scary "language files" related messages, but with a cool head we are able to get it sorted.

Took about 30 minutes all told, taking it nice and slow.

Thanks for the help.

Re: Upgrading from ubbthreads 7.3 to 7.5
willing #245460 09/12/2011 3:18 AM
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Actually, I seem to have one problem.

My main "admin" account - seems to be able to login, but when I click on any forums it "logs me out".... ie goes back to the page as if I am not logged in. And I can't get into control panel.

Luckily other admins seem to be ok and can get into CP.

Any idea what is going on there?

Thanks

Re: Upgrading from ubbthreads 7.3 to 7.5
willing #245461 09/12/2011 3:30 AM
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Curious.... seems to be working now!
All ok.
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