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Restoring 4.2 Backup Problem

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#61978 (In Topic #13502)

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i tried to restore a old Backup, but at the Install.php i always get Parse Errors

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i removed the false line, its been some Code at a Forum Post, but another Error came up, same Case, and more errors after fixing. I think the Codes in Forum Posts are not the actual Problem (else more ppl probably would get this), just an symptom and since i have no idea how many Errors are in there and uploading of the install.php always take ages i would like to ask if you got any Idea what could cause these Problems?

OT: If you read this Chris, thanks for the help/fixes in my 5.0 Issues Topic. Been in bad condition.
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It's a bit hard to speculate what's wrong to be honest, especially for an old version.
We always advise people test their backups whenever they change server or version to make sure they do run.
If you send me an email with the PHP file I can take a look to try and work out what is wrong.

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