It's a database change, so it is affected by db privileges not file permissions. To reset the users online record is just a simple delete query - it should not be a problem. To remove the record manually, click the SQL tab and run
DELETE FROM prefix_config WHERE name = 'mod_updates_duration' LIMIT 1"
Changing prefix to the actual prefix you are using.
ERROR: Unclosed quote @ 66
SQL: DELETE FROM cpg_config WHERE name = 'mod_updates_duration' LIMIT 1"
I assumed there was a missing quote before LIMIT, so I put it in and I really couldn't tell you if it worked or not, I just didn't get an error. What I can tell you is I still have this:
We have 16 Registred members
The newest registered user is: Maria
In total there is 1 user online: 1 Registred member and 0 Guests
Most users ever online: 19 on Mon, Jan.22.2007 at 23:52
Registred members online since 10 Minutes: Brian
I can't seem to get it to clear..