How to Start Over if Your Installation is Interrupted

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Description: 
This lesson will show you how to recover and start over if your installation is interrupted.
Overview: 

If the installation script is interrupted, your database may be corrupted. If this happens, it is important to start fresh in order to have a clean, working, Drupal installation. This lesson will show you how to start fresh so that the installation script can run from start to finish.

Prerequisites: 
Steps: 
  1. Delete the corrupted database.
    • From the command line type:
      mysqladmin -u username -p drop databasename
    • OR with phpMyAdmin:
      1. Log in as the root user.
      2. Select your Drupal database.
      3. Click "Drop".
  2. Re-create the database using the instructions at Drupal.org.
  3. Re-run the installation script.

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