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Wampserver: Access Denied

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I've installed Wampserver to my local comp and when I try to log in to phpMyAdmin, I get an "access denied" error saying that "access is denied for root @ localhost " (using password:NO) .  Any ideas?
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by:caterham_www
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Is that an error from apache or from phpMyAdmin? It looks like a problem of phpMyAdmin/configuration because "denied for root @ localhost " (using password:NO)" is not a common message from apache.
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from phpMyAdmin
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How are your MySQL settings? May be a password is required to access them via mysql user 'root'?
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where are the MySQL settings?  
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by:ahoffmann
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> denied for root @ localhost " (using password:NO)
your mysql is not configured to allow login as root from localhost, or you provided the wrong password for user root in mysql
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