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  • Resolved A2JC4life

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    When attempting to install a new instances of WordPress (in addition to installations already on my server, but on a separate subdomain and in a separate database), I was getting this error:

    You appear to have already installed WordPress.

    After lots of reading here at the forum, and some fiddling, I finally fixed it – and since my fix wasn’t one I’d seen here anywhere, I thought I’d post it in case it helps anyone else searching for a solution to the same problem. It’s rather silly, actually:

    I failed to type the “http://” at the beginning of the URL. Apparently, leaving off the http:// somehow confused the server into defaulting to the primary domain, or something. When I included it, the install completed as expected. 🙂

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