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Configuration error - files do not exist


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At Step 2 of osCommerce (New Install) Configuration I get the following message :


The following error has occurred:

The configuration files do not exist, or permission levels are not set.


I am installing from Windows XP so the following is suggested:


If you are running this installation procedure under a Microsoft Windows environment, try renaming the existing configuration file so a new file can be created.


However this does not work - what should I try next as I can get no further with the installation.




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I just got past this one, so I'll tell you what I found -

There are 2 "configure" files, one in admin, one in catalog and changing both of them (on the server, not your computer) worked for me. You can usually find a "rename a file" or "change file name" function in the ftp program.


Hope that helps.

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Thanks Peter,


Even renaming the config files didn't work for me. In the end I had to change the permissions on these 2 files with an FTP program and then change them back again once everything was installed. All seems a bit longwinded!



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