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phpmyadmin not working in Windows Vista

Last Modified: 2012-08-13

I have Phpmyadmin set up under localhost with Apache on my Windows Vista but I receive this error:
Cannot load or save configuration

I read that I should try this:
look for this line:
$cfg['blowfish_secret'] = ''; /* YOU MUST FILL IN THIS FOR COOKIE AUTH! */

you have to provide the root password. for example, my root loging for MYSQL server is: passw123 so mine would look like this:
$cfg['blowfish_secret'] = 'passw123';

Also this:

# Step2: Through the phpMyAdmin/librarires, you should edit the config.inc.php. where it is displayed $cfg['PmaAbsoluteUri'] = ''; alter the command to $cfg['PmaAbsoluteUri'] = 'localhost/phpmyadmin/';
# Step 3: Concerning the server commands, edit $cfg['Servers'][$i]['host'] = 'localhost'; and alter it to $cfg['Servers'][$i]['host'] = 'Localhost';
# Step 4: To enter your new password for the root user, choose the command $cfg['Servers'][$i]['password'] = ''; and enter your password in between the fields provided.

But I still receive this error.

Any idea? I changed the file and folder permissions so it's available to anyone.

It's version 3..3.9.

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