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jp12
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Crazy Error When Attempting to Access Control Panel

Post by jp12 » Sat Dec 01, 2012 10:54 pm

Hey y'all!

I was trying to log into my administrator control panel, but I got this weird error message that states: "Error displaying the error page: Application Instantiation Error."

I've never seen anything like it! This error message even shows up when I try to access my website proper. I have absolutely no idea how I need to go about solving this problem.

What should I do?

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Re: Crazy Error When Attempting to Access Control Panel

Post by Webdongle » Sat Dec 01, 2012 11:31 pm

After installation did you click the big button that says to delete the installation folder ?

http://forum.joomla.org/viewtopic.php?f=621&t=582860 please
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Re: Crazy Error When Attempting to Access Control Panel

Post by sovainfo » Sun Dec 02, 2012 1:28 am

Issue with migrating? Include logs/joomla_update.php in your report!
Blank screen? Verify pagesource for HTML code (javascript error)
Installation failing on populating database? Install with set_time_limit(0)
Document your customizations!

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Re: Crazy Error When Attempting to Access Control Panel

Post by jp12 » Sun Dec 02, 2012 11:31 pm

Webdongle wrote:After installation did you click the big button that says to delete the installation folder ?

http://forum.joomla.org/viewtopic.php?f=621&t=582860 please
Since I wasn't the one who initially installed Joomla on the server, I honestly cannot answer that question. However, I will take a look at the link you gave me. Thank you!

Edit: From what I've determined, I believe I'm having an issue with MySQL, and I may end up having to downgrade from Joomla v3 to v2.5 (which will be a pain in the neck). Because I no longer have access to my GUI control panel, is there a way to manually remove Joomla v3 to v2.5 via FTP? I've tried searching Google for a tutorial, but no such luck.

Thanks in advance!

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Re: Crazy Error When Attempting to Access Control Panel

Post by bradm » Thu Dec 06, 2012 8:06 pm

Since I wasn't the one who initially installed Joomla on the server, I honestly cannot answer that question.
Do you have access to the server in which your files are on? If so, if you haven't already, check to see if the installation folder exists. If it does, delete it.

From what I've determined, I believe I'm having an issue with MySQL
Why do you think you have a MySQL issue? If you can provide more information, such as other errors / etc, we may be able to help further.

Because I no longer have access to my GUI control panel, is there a way to manually remove Joomla v3 to v2.5 via FTP? I've tried searching Google for a tutorial, but no such luck.
Ouch, that sounds like a lot of work. You could potentially backup your database, do a fresh joomla 3.0 install, and then restore your database.
Please let me know if I can help any further.
Thanks, BradM, with http://www.inmotionhosting.com Support


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