Magento Open Source, 1.9.x

Magento 1.x Security Patch Notice
For Magento Open Source 1.5 to 1.9, Magento is providing software security patches through June 2020 to ensure those sites remain secure and compliant. Visit our information page for more details about our software maintenance policy and other considerations for your business.

Reinstalling Magento

If you want to repeat the installation of Magento Open Source on the same server, it is not necessary to download the files again.

To reinstall Magento:

1. On the server, delete the file: app/etc/local.xml
2. Delete any files and directories found in: var/
3. With your browser, navigate to your Magento directory. For example:
  • http://www.yourDomain.com/magento-directory

The Magento Installation Wizard launches automatically.