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Posted on 2012-12-26
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I installed XAMPP on my Win 7 computer. I had it previously installed, I uninstalled it because of issues with Joomla.

Now I'm trying to create a new database using phpMyadmin. See attached. How do I get it to let me create a database? It did before.

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Question by:Richard Korts
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You have to login to phpmyadmin as root. I'm guessing you did and it's something else, but I thought I'd mention it.
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In the XAMPP documentation you can read, that MySQL have the user "root" with no password. Then in the security script you change this none password to something else --> the next time you use MySQL you must use the user "root" with your new password. That's all, there is nothing special to do after the security script.

BTW:
You can find the MySQL documentation at:
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/index.html

and for phpMyAdmin:
http://www.phpmyadmin.net/home_page/docs.php
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by:Richard Korts
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Very strange things going on.

I had odd error message from Win 7 about terminating a program; I could only get out of it by <ctrl><alt><del>; Win 7 tried to start in safe mode.

XAMPP was gone; no longer installed.

I re-installed it (worked normally), started phpmyadmin & created a database; no problem.

So ???
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by:Imran Saeed
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Most likely the earlier installation was corrupted due to some reason which caused unexpected Win 7 crash most likely due to MySQL but could be due to Apache as well.
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