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Changed Drupal base URL, Site works but I can't log-in

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I built a drupal site, development was done on hosts url (
Our domain is
Once site was built, I set up DNS with the registrar so should work instead of
Now, if I go to, I can see the site, but get access denied when I try to log in.
I tried the following:
1.Turned off clean urls
2.Changed base URL in settings.php
3. changed cookie_domain to $cookie_domain = '';

everything works for the development URL, not

If I back-up my sites and .htaccess files and re-install Drupal from, will it mess up the database, or will it work ok?  Any other ideas?

PS. if you look, you'll have to go to or , I have htacess set to display the html file so our old site is active until everything is set up.  (I set this back to index.php to see if it would fix the login, it doesn't.
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