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need help to create connection to mysql database

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Someone please help me create the connection to a mysql server....  
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by:maralans
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this code does not work..

undefined  MySql.Data.MySqlClient.MySqlConnection...

       Dim conn As New MySql.Data.MySqlClient.MySqlConnection
        Dim myConnectionString As String

        myConnectionString = "server=127.0.0.1;" _
                    & "uid=root;" _
                    & "pwd=12345;" _
                    & "database=test;"

        Try
            conn.ConnectionString = myConnectionString
            conn.Open()

        Catch ex As MySql.Data.MySqlClient.MySqlException
            MessageBox.Show(ex.Message)
        End Try
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maralans earned 500 total points
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That connection string was an example from one of the links.  You need to change the network address, userId, password and database name to connect to your mySql server.
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by:prowebinteractive
ID: 18029741
THAT PART i KNOW, BUT THE PROGRAM WILL NOT COMPILE
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by:prowebinteractive
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am I missing a component, or some sort of driver
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