Cannot install Joomla

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mquiaoit / 8 Points
2012-08-22 11:10 am EST
Website Design
Below is the error:

The installation can not be completed:

- You chose to install in the main directory of the domain, but there are conflicting filenames, therefore we can not proceed. Following filenames already exist in the main directory of the domain (path="/home/liarsi5/public_html/").You must manually remove these files before proceeding with auto-installation:

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16,266 Points
2012-08-22 11:29 am EST
Hello mquiaoit,

That means there is a file names robots.txt in your public_html folder and the program does not want to overwrite anything you may want to keep. I have renamed the file to robots.txt.old so you may now install the Joomla. It should go without incident.

Best Regards,
Scott M

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