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I need to install a forum system for my company. There are so many different ones out there, I just need the simplest from the user perspective and one where you allow users to upload files.

Help please.

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No clear answer, community wiki? –  sparks Nov 3 '09 at 15:06
How can we set this community wiki? –  Haim Bender Dec 2 '09 at 13:38

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Maybe have a look at ForumMatrix. There are so many forum systems it is hard to tell what is the best fitted for you and your users.

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I would like to recommend usebb, it's very light and stable. Unfortunatly, V1 does not have uploads and V2 hasn't been released.

If you really need uploads, then phpbb will be the way to go. If your company is willing to pay for the software, then go to vbulletin.

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Is there a lite version of vbulletin?, something that wouldn't be so complicated mostly from the user perspective? –  Haim Bender Nov 3 '09 at 12:05

PunBB is a nice lightweight alternative to heavy beasts like PhpBB and vBulletin.

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If you want REALLY easy just use Yahoo groups, it's hideously limited but just about as easy to setup and use as can be.

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