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mysql workbench - configuration file does not exist

Hi

I've just installed mysql workbench 5.2 and I'm trying to create a new server instance. It can connect to the database ok but when you get to the Test Settings section of the wizard i get this error when it trys to check the MySQL config file.

What find_config_file/local
Check if  can be accessed
Operation failed: File  doesn't exist

The file my.ini exists at C:\Program Files\MySQL\MySQL Server 5.0 and i have just given 'everyone' full permission just to be sure its not a permissions issue

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Hi

I don't really understand what you are telling me to do. I followed the link you suggested and I don't get the screens that are shown in that web page. I have no option to specify the location of the my.ini file. The sections on the OS are also greyed out.

I am using 5.2.28
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I could specificy a path for the config file in
-Manage Server Instances  
-select server
-System Profile -> Configuration File

but when i open the server the config file appears to be loaded so you can see my properties but it is greyed out and not editable
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is it supposed to look like that? i think now perhaps it is
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well perhaps not because if i try and edit a property to crashes.
After the test settings fails, click next, and then check the box that says "Change Settings" at the bottom of the review settings screen. That will give you access to the "MySQL Config File".

I am using WorkBench 5.2.31, which has the same screens as the link (http://interconnectit.com/764/using-mysql-workbench-with-xampp/), would think that 28 would look the same, but if not here is the .31 download: http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/workbench/5.2.html
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version 28 has different screens but not to worry

it crashes if i set the config file manually and try and edit the config file. I guess i must upgrade
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thanks