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restoring from backed up SQL Database - please help, you're my only hope

  1. the website is

    I'm using

    The sql database (it's 4.0) accidently got deleted (accidentally means I clicked the wrong thing and than died a little)
    I called 1and1
    they saved it from propegating and retrieved my database

    I have the sql dump BUT I had to make a new database to import it to
    I imported it
    I updated the config. php with the new info


    when I go to the blog it asks me to set up a new site (the wordpres famous 5 minute install)

    Is this right I'm TERRIFIED that I'll do this and it'll overwrite all my info

    is there any hope

    please please please I'll be forever in the persons debt who can help me!

    Thank you so much in advance


    [email redacted]

    The blog I need help with is

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  3. included the blog link in the post above but of course you can't get to it!

  4. oh and the new / restored db shows all my info it looks good in the admin section...

  5. I'm sorry but we cannot help you here at The correct forum for those self hosting software is here

  6. thanks time thief!

  7. You're welcome.

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