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PHPMyAdmin - Error Cannot Load mysql extension - Urgent Please help!

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Hi,

When trying to run phpmyadmin with the command http://localhost/phpMyAdmin-2.7.0/ and it brings me to the index page.  When I
try click any .php  extension it gives the error message "cannot load mysql extension" please check your PHP configuration.

when I click the documentation link it gives the message

"To connect to a MYSQL server PHP needs a set of Mysql fucntions called the "Mysql extension".This extension may be a part of the PHP distribution otherwise it needs to be laoded dynamically .Its name is probably mysql.so or php_mysql.dll .PhpMyadmin tried to load the extension but failed.

Usually the problem is solved by installing a sofware package called "PHP-MYSQL'" or something sililar"


Any idea what I can do to resolve this.  Your help would be greatly appreciated.  Thank You!


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