Need help configuring new install of phpmyadmin

I just installed phpmyadmin version 3.2.2 with mysql 5.1.40 and Apache 2.2 on Windows. When I goto the index page, I get the normal phpmyadmin login screen. I put my username and password in and it hangs for about a minute and then I get a blank page. I tried an invalid password and it does the same thing. I created a config file by going to the Setup folder in the root directory of phpmyadmin and typing in all the correct info. I then clicked Save and it shows the server I just created in the server list. If I refresh the page, I then get a message that says "There are no configured servers", even though I just configured one and clicked save. I then created another server, saved it and then before refreshing it, I clicked Download and saved it to phpmyadmin\config, which is where the documentation says the config file should be. If I refresh the setup page again, it still is not listed there and the phpmyadmin login page still does the same thing. I tried using different login methods such as cookie, http and config, but all do the same. I have included the file, which is in the phpmyadmin\config folder. Also, I connected via command line and it works fine, so obviously there is not a firewall issue and my ip, username and password must be correct. I must be missing something here, I have done this a few times and never had any trouble.
 * Generated configuration file
 * Generated by: phpMyAdmin 3.3.2 setup script by Piotr Przybylski <>
 * Date: Sat, 24 Apr 2010 12:00:21 -0700

/* Servers configuration */
$i = 0;

/* Server: mysql [1] */
$cfg['Servers'][$i]['verbose'] = 'mysql';
$cfg['Servers'][$i]['host'] = '';
$cfg['Servers'][$i]['port'] = 3306;
$cfg['Servers'][$i]['socket'] = '';
$cfg['Servers'][$i]['connect_type'] = 'tcp';
$cfg['Servers'][$i]['extension'] = 'mysql';
$cfg['Servers'][$i]['auth_type'] = 'http';
$cfg['Servers'][$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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advcomAuthor Commented:
I just reread the documentation and must have missed the fact that you are suppose to move the config file out of the config folder. I did that and it works fine.

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