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XF 1.5 Reloading XenForo

Discussion in 'Installation, Upgrade, and Import Support' started by StarArmy, Dec 16, 2015.

  1. StarArmy

    StarArmy Active Member

    Can one just merge the files from a new full install into an existing install to clear out the changes that add-ons have made? Would the configuration be preserved?
    Last edited: Dec 16, 2015
  2. Mike

    Mike XenForo Developer Staff Member

    The absence or presence of files themselves doesn't really make a difference to how XF runs. If you want to remove add-on content, you need to uninstall the add-on, which would remove all of their data and configuration. (You could potentially just disable them as well, though that can leave some references to them.)
  3. StarArmy

    StarArmy Active Member

    I had edited this thread to be a more general question, but the original post gave more details - essentially an add-on had failed to install correctly, and it was the add-on that modified install functionality. This left me in a situation where no add-ons could be installed or uninstalled, and the failed installation add-on was not even listed in the list of installed add-ons.

    Luckily I was able to finally resolve the problem.

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