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I have installed Wordpress many times and never encountered an issue.

However I just installed it on a folder (public_html) and after setting up the config.php file it doesn't work. Alledgedly all my information is correct since it doesn't return database error on /wp-admin but redirects to /wp-admin/install.php. However the install.php doesn't load at all.

In chrome I get:

The website encountered an error while retrieving http://www.chirie-sanchez.com/wp-admin/install.php. It may be down for maintenance or configured incorrectly.

HTTP Error 500 (Internal Server Error): An unexpected condition was encountered while the server was attempting to fulfill the request.

The problem seems to be around here, since I can write anything before but not after:

/** Load WordPress Bootstrap */
require_once( dirname( dirname( __FILE__ ) ) . '/wp-load.php' );

/** Load WordPress Administration Upgrade API */
require_once( dirname( __FILE__ ) . '/includes/upgrade.php' );

/** Load wpdb */
require_once(dirname(dirname(__FILE__)) . '/wp-includes/wp-db.php');

I tried changing those with relative URLs and still didn't work. I don't know what to do? What could be the issue?

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closed as too localized by toscho Dec 17 '12 at 21:53

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Do you have access to server logs? Look what it says there (or ask hosting support to look). – Rarst Sep 7 '11 at 21:47

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