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    Upgrading from phpBB to vBulletin

    how easy is to upgrade phpbb to vb ?

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    It's not really that hard. vBulletin's Impex system is quite good at importing phpBB forums.
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    Pretty easy. I've done a few, including a couple with over a million posts. Sometimes there's coversion issues with something in the database but doesn't take much to fix.

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    Yes I have also done it, you may face some setting problem which are of course not difficult.

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    wow, new thread automatically.. gr8

    thanks for your reply..
    why I asked was, I recently created a new forum on phpbb3 forum for freelancers

    I don't want to risk money for vbulletin as I dont know if this forum will work.. my first forum BTW

    so if it works, i will upgrade it

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    Quote Originally Posted by Will.Spencer View Post
    It's not really that hard. vBulletin's Impex system is quite good at importing phpBB forums.
    Impex is perfect it imports users/groups/posts/forums everything for you, i've used it in the past. Top notch vBulletin script

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    Quote Originally Posted by Will.Spencer View Post
    It's not really that hard. vBulletin's Impex system is quite good at importing phpBB forums.
    He's right, just click of the button with Impex and you are set!

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