WordPress website getting redirected to wp-admin/install.php

Certainly someone might ask these answers from you for below
Problem State:
Why My website is getting redirected to wp-admin/install.php?
My site was working fine earlier now when i open it asking to install it again
Why I am asked to install again if my site was working fine sometime back?”
And many more questions like that .

Problem Analysis :
These problem usually happens with wordpress based website. So make sure the website you are talking about is also a wordpress based website.

Possible reason of problem:
These problem comes with wordpress website when the databases one or more table got corrupt .

Possible soution of above problem state:
Steps to verify table are corrupt or not through PhpMyAdmin
=> Just Login to phpMyAdmin of your website.
=> Select your database and then click on ‘Structure’ tab
=> Under list of table there is a “Check All” link. Click on it to select all of yours tables under database.
=> From a “With selected:” drop-down menu right next to it, choose “Check table”.

Once you verify one or more tables are corrupt through PhpMyAdmin then
Steps to repair database tables with PhpMyAdmin
=> Just Login to phpMyAdmin of your website.
=> Select your database and then click on ‘Structure’ tab
=> Under list of table there is a “Check All” link. Click on it to select all of yours tables under database.
=> From the list of the tables check the boxes by the tables that need repair.
=> At the bottom just below the list of tables, there is a drop down menu. Choose “Repair Table”

If still you are not able to repair your then you should get the database backup and restore the old database backup.

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