Showing posts from January, 2010

MySQL Error: Illegal Mix of Collations on Imported Database AfterScript Update

I was doing some testing before upgrading a vBulletin 3.8.4 board to vB 4.0.1, for that I downloaded the MySQL database of the forum using phpMyAdmin , created a new database on a different hosting account & imported the database there. Next I run the upgrade script & all worked fine, till I accessed my upgraded testing forum & tried to open some pages, I got the following MySQL error: Database error in vBulletin 4.0.1: Invalid SQL: ... MySQL Error : Illegal mix of collations (cp1251_general_ci,IMPLICIT) and (latin1_swedish_ci,IMPLICIT) for operation '=' Error Number : 1267 ... I thought 1st the error was caused by the MySQL version (4.1.X) or by a bug in vBulletin itself, or by the "character set" I have chosen to export & then import the database in phpMyAdmin . That's why I exported / imported the DB several times using different "character sets" & restarted the upgrade process, even setup a 2nd testing site on a different

Learn How to Reduce, Eliminate and Get out of Credit Card and Student Loan Debt (Part One)

If you are like the average person you have stopped, looked around and found yourself indebted to Credit Card Companies. You see your hard work (your paycheck) flying out the window as you pay a credit card company for items that you purchased five years ago. I have spent years analyzing debts and “get out of debt schemes” and ideas and have come up with a fail-proof way to assist you (for free) in reducing, eliminating and getting you out of debt. This is the first part of a multi-part series which will take you step by step through the process of reducing, eliminating and getting you out from underneath of those credit cards, student loans and even medical bills. Take the time to complete each step as outlined below. Once you complete each step go to the next part of this series and follow those steps. Once you have completed every step, stay on this program and report back here, three months later, six months later, 9 months later and one year later. I am anxious to see how y

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