Originally Posted by ConqSoft
Unless you're importing from a different forum software to vBulletin, you shouldn't be using IMPEX to import vBulletin data. It changes all thread IDs, post IDs, user IDs, etc, so none of your previous links will be correct.
A simple backup/restore should be used.
I foudn that out *sigh* but when I tried the backup restore it didnt recognize some of the data