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When I navigate to System > Magento Connect > Magento Connect Manager, I got a blank screen with a single message:

Not valid config.ini file.

If I open /downloader/config.ini with Notepad or Notepad++, I see lots of black NULLs.

How can I fix this problem ?

1 Answer 1


I replaced the contents of /download/config.ini with:


and the Magento Connect Manager opened successfully.

Perhaps the file got corrupted on upload/download.

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