easymod uninstall...possible if accidentally dleted history?

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easymod uninstall...possible if accidentally dleted history?

Post by digilevi »

is it possible to uninstall the easy mod so that i can reinstall it even if i accidentally deleted the folder mods?

tnx in advance...Cheers!
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Re: easymod uninstall...possible if accidentally dleted hist

Post by Nightrider »

You don't have to delete EM in order to reinstall it. All you need to do is decrease the version number in your phpbb_config table...

EM Version Change

If you already had EM 0.3.0 installed, then you will need to change the EM Version back so that the install will think that this is an Upgrade. You can use this tool to change your EM Version so that you can reinstall EM on your board:


Once the EM Version Changer is installed, set the EM version to 0.1.13 or 0.2.0...

EM Version Change (Manual Option)

If you want to manually change the EM version, you can do so in your phpbb_config table. Just look for the record beginning with EM_version. Then you can change the related field to 0.1.13. You could also delete all the records in the phpbb_config table that begin with EM_ and delete the phpbb_easymod table too to have the new install recreate everything...

phpMyAdmin - Manually Changing the EM Version Number

The following is how you manually modify your EM password using phpMyAdmin. You can get into your database through your CPanel by clicking on phpMyAdmin. Follow the following instructions:

I'm sure that every host is different. I will tell you how I run my queries manually and hopefully it will be close to what you have available to you. The following may or may not be similar to what you have...

Log into your domain Control Panel and find the database icons. You should be able to find the phpMyAdmin icon. Click on it...


Hopefully that will log you into your phpAdmin panel. You may need to provide a username and password...

In the phpMyAdmin panel, click on the Databases hyperlink...


Hopefully that should take you where you can select your database. You may only have one. Select your database hyperlink...


That should open up the display of all the tables in your database. Ignore them. Somewhere on the page, you should see something similar to this:


Click on the phpbb_config table in the Left column navigation bar:


Then on the top left of the right window, click on the Browse button:


Then to display all the records, change the row settings to 500 starting with record 0, then press the Show button:


Scroll down to the EM version field, then click on the little pencil icon next to the record to edit it:


Enter the following into the config_value Value editbox. Any version less than your current version will work...

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Then press the Go button. You should now be able to reinstall EM...

If you are still unclear on how to do this, send me a PM and I can probably reset your EM version for you...