New install of phpmyadmin 3.2.2.1 not working correctly

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I just got Apache, PHP and MySQL working and tested on Windows XP. I have MySQL running on one server and have phpmyadmin 3.2.2.1 installed on a web server. From the webserver, I can use mysql.exe and connect up and login, so I know that the MySQL server is configured correctly and accessible from the web server that phpmyadmin is installed on. When I open up phpmyadmin, i get a user/pass prompt, even though it is configured to use the config file. If I enter the user/pass anyways, it hangs for a few minutes and then I get a blank page. I then have to clear history in order to get rid of the blank page. It would seem that a PHP session is started, even though I have it set to use a config file. I did create a config folder in the root folder of the phpmyadmin folder and the config.inc.php file is in that folder. I manually verified the host ip, user and pass and as I said above, the ip, user and pass work when I log in via command line from this same server. Any suggestions would be appreciated
<?php
/*
 * Generated configuration file
 * Generated by: phpMyAdmin 3.2.2.1 setup script by Piotr Przybylski <piotrprz@gmail.com>
 * Date: Sun, 25 Oct 2009 15:10:57 -0700
 */
 
/* Servers configuration */
$i = 0;
 
/* Server: mysql [1] */
$i++;
$cfg['Servers'][$i]['verbose'] = 'mysql';
$cfg['Servers'][$i]['host'] = '192.168.0.40';
$cfg['Servers'][$i]['port'] = '';
$cfg['Servers'][$i]['socket'] = '';
$cfg['Servers'][$i]['connect_type'] = 'tcp';
$cfg['Servers'][$i]['extension'] = 'mysqli';
$cfg['Servers'][$i]['auth_type'] = 'config';
$cfg['Servers'][$i]['user'] = 'root';
$cfg['Servers'][$i]['password'] = '********';
 
/* End of servers configuration */
 
$cfg['DefaultLang'] = 'en-utf-8';
$cfg['ServerDefault'] = 1;
$cfg['UploadDir'] = '';
$cfg['SaveDir'] = '';
?>

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leakim971Multitechnician
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Commented:
Hello advcom,

Seems you need to configure a theme before :  http://www.visible-form.com/blog/phpmyadmin-blank-page-bug-fix/

Regards.

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Commented:
Thanks for the link. I tried to go to the path they said and of course I did put my server name in there, but I can't get to a place to change themes since I only get a login screen or a blank screen. I could be wrong, but it seems that in order to change themes, you need to be logged in and I cannot get logged in. Was trying to figure out how to manually change or specify a theme, but not having much luck.
Commented:
I resolved the issue. I got frustrated with phpmyadmin and installed phpflashmyadmin and it works fine.

Thanks for the help.

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