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How to do a Fresh 1.7 install with a 1.5.1 database
I have googled and tried numerous methods to install a fresh 1.7 using my existing 1.5.1 database. What is the best/correct method of doing this and has any one had any luck doing so. I either get errors or the installation just hangs. Any help would be appreciated. I don’t want to use 1.5.1 any more since our site got hacked and I want to make sure i have the most recent version to help prevent this form happening again.
Hacking can occur from a range of security issues server side, it\’s not just the software that you\’re using.
However, the way that you\’d go about upgrading would be to attach that database to a 1.5.1 installation, then upgrade that installation to 18.104.22.168. If you\’ve got data from extra modules, don\’t worry about installing them until you\’ve got the 22.214.171.124 installation working fine.