PHP 5.2.6 MS SQL Connection Error: Call to undefined function mssql_connect() in E:\wamp\www\JitWeb\new_item.php

Dear Experts,

I am trying to connect to a MS SQL Server database.
I receive the following error:
Call to undefined function mssql_connect() in E:\wamp\www\JitWeb\new_item.php

The test to see if "mssql_connect" function exists returns negative.

Please see code below.
	$username = 'a';
	$password = 'a';
	$server = 'SQLEXPRESS';
	$database = 'testdb';
	if (function_exists(mssql_connect)) {
		echo "Function Exists";
		echo "Function Missing!!!!";
	if (isset($_GET['submit'])) {
		$dbhandle = mssql_connect($server, $username, $password) or die('Unable to connect!');
		$db = mssql_select_db($database, $dbhandle) or die('Unable to select database!');
		$query = 'SELECT * FROM tblItemMastere';
		$result = msql_query($query);

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you need to enable the mssql extension. The MSSQL extension is enabled by adding extension=php_mssql.dll to php.ini.

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Steve BinkCommented:

Does your phpinfo() show that MSSQL is compiled with your PHP installation?  Is the php_mssql.dll installed in php.ini?
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