Joomla main menu is disabled

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I cannot understand what happended.
I installed Joomla few days ago and it worked OK.
Today I tried to install the JA Purity and it had a problem (I submitted another error on it).
Now I tried to install Joomal again, and I find out that its main-menu (the adminstration menu) is disabled.
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Panagiotis Sweb developer - designer

Commented:
what do you mean try to install Joomla again

have you deleted the old one and try to make a new installation?

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Commented:
No.
when I tried to enter the site (from the browser), it did not show it.
I cahnde the tables in the SQL to jos_ (without the vm) and I now I can enter the site.
But the problem is that I cannot enter the administrator login (because I assume that the password is stored in the data-base), so how can I change it?
Panagiotis Sweb developer - designer

Commented:
if you have deleted the tables how will you enter the site?
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Are you using joomla 1.5 ??
Here is the tutorial for reseting joomla-s admin password:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s1WMzvxY7wo
It sounds like there are missing javascript files. Open the joomla 1.5.23 installation onto your hard drive. Upload the media folder to your site. See if that fixes the stuck menu.
Commented:
I have solved this problem.
I think it is very interesting and very important to know.

It happens when you open the Administrator  with uppercase A
localhost/Joomla/Administrator

Instead of
localhost/Joomla/administrator

This is something thatis very important to know because it is very likely to happen.










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Thanks for trying to help.

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