Category Archives: MySQL

WAMP Server Reset Root Password

I recently wanted to install Joomla 4 Beta and discovered I need PHP 7 or higher. I am running XXAMP and only PHP 5.6. I also have WAMP installed and have a bunch of sites started in there. My WAMP … Continue reading

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Joomla Site Clean Up Tools

Here is a list of “Tools of the Trade” according to Ben Martin at Sucuri Security. Filezilla (FTP Client) NoScript (Script Blocker) VirtualBox (Virtualization Tool) ublock Origin (Ad Blocker) PHPMyAdmin or Adminer (Database Management) User Agent Switcher Support Forums (ie: … Continue reading

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Joomla – Fabrik – 0 Unable to connect to the Database:

I had a Fabrik project that I wanted so show someone and when I got there I saw this message. 0 Unable to connect to the Database: This driver is unsupported in PHP 7, please use the MySQLi or PDO … Continue reading

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Joomla – The MySQL server is running with the –read-only option so it cannot execute this statement SQL=DELETE FROM `#__session` WHERE `time` < '1479401841'

After deleting the website in fear it was attacked I discovered this article about simply deleting and adding back the sessions database. How do I fix a corrupt Joomla jos_session table This may have been my fix. If I have … Continue reading

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