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    I have today installed WordPress 2.8.5, but each time I try to run it tries to download the file as ‘application/x-httpd-php’ instead of executing the PHP.

    I know it’s not my server, as I have 2 other domains running WordPress 2.8.5, and it doesn’t happen with them.

    The domain I’m installing WordPress onto is new, but all DNS updates have been completed, otherwise I wouldn’t be able to access the home page.

    Any assistance would be appreciated.


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  • Resolved !!

    Found that the new domain didn’t have shell access !!

    Permitted it, and hey-presto, it all worked OK !!

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