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Help fixing database after hacking

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Postby janeinpa » Sun Nov 11, 2012 12:17 am

Our site www.wpwestie.org was hacked the other day. The hosting company restored the database, but I had to re-install joomla. I need to delete the proper lines from the database table, but I'm confused which to delete. Can I just delete the "major" one, then install Jevents again so it sees all our previous events, etc.? Which table line/lines must I delete? I'm new to doing this.
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Postby Geraint » Sun Nov 11, 2012 10:24 am

Re-installing Joomla will create a new database or a new database prefix.

You need to copy the jevents data from one database to the other AND make sure you map up the category ids and user ids too.
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Postby janeinpa » Sun Nov 11, 2012 11:50 am

Is there a separate jevents database? The host company linked the new installation to our old database for the site so there aren't two databases. That is the trouble. I really don't have any idea how to do what you're asking. Can you give me some step by step guidance? I'd appreciate it.
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