troubleshooting Question

Error connecting to MySQL database so unable to login to EzPublish website

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I am having problems logging into our website. We are using EzPublish which a CMS ( I haven't needed to access the control panel for some time and last time it worked fine but I tried to login this morning and on the login page it gave the following error:


    * No database connection could be made, the system might not behave properly.

This looks like it can't connect to the MySQL database, so I opened the MySQL GUI Admin tool and connected to localhost with the root user (the same thing happens if I login with a different user) and received the following error message:

"either the server service or the configuration file could not be found. Startup variables and server section are therefore disabled"

I am confused about what the cause might be. I have had a look on google for both errors and came up with nothing that has fixed the problem. With regard to the EzPublish error, there seem to be a lot of question but few answers and with MySQL I found a few things such as the Admin tool looking for the wrong program but everything in the configuration appears to be correct.

Please help?

Thank you


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