PhpMyAdmin not Loading in XAMPP

Posted on 2011-03-01
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
Hi Experts.

Im facing quite a peculiar error. Everything was working a few days ago. On a local install of XAMPP i am unable to access my phpmyadmin. It loads and loads in the browser hangs and after a real looong while it returns the following browser output

This web page is not available
The web page at might be temporarily down or it may have moved permanently to a new web address.
Error 101 (net::ERR_CONNECTION_RESET): Unknown error.

I really dont know what could be causing this. As a result all my php/mysql driven sites are not accessible however i can acess static sites via XAMPP.


Question by:ACEAFTY

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ID: 35006737
BTW everything seems to start fine in the XAMPP Console. I have restarted the server a few time AND restarted the computer also. Still no dice
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Kalpan earned 167 total points
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ID: 35006916
Thanks kalmax,

Thats not quite the problem im facing. See i can see the xampp home page. I can also access static sites. But sites made on wordpress or dyanmic sites using php or even mysql dont load at all. And neither does phpmyadmin!!.

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by:Lukasz Chmielewski
Lukasz Chmielewski earned 166 total points
ID: 35007016
This seems like apache is not aware of PHP / Mysql. Try to clear browser cache for a good start. Just to make sure, run xampp-portcheck located under xampp folder.
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ID: 35007186
Ive run the portcheck. Nothing happened. Also have cleared the cache. What i have noticed that in the when clicking on the status link on the left hand side of the XAMPP homepage everything it shows is deactivated. ie PHP & MYSQL however on the XAMPP console both are running

Hmmm so confused

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by:Lukasz Chmielewski
ID: 35007249
I know nothing's changed but could you doublecheck the security settings - I mean javascript especially and as a whole - isn't it changed ?
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by:Lukasz Chmielewski
ID: 35009361
Try a simple page
<? phpinfo(); ?>
I suppose it does not output anything or outputs the text ?
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Murfur earned 167 total points
ID: 35016304
Firstly, are you on a Mac or a PC?
What version XAMPP are you using?
What gets reported to the Apache logs?



I have come across this message before, reported by users of Google Chrome and certain anti-virus/phishing filters. Do either of these apply to you?

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ID: 35206101
I apologise for the delayed response.

We resolved this as being some kind of server error. Totally uninstalled XAMPP and reinstalled it and it worked!

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