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Wordpress migration on new server

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I am migrating an existing wordpress site to a new server, some details:

-new server is IIS7 on windows server OS 2008
-I installed MYSQL on the server and I used MySQL workbench to upload the wordpress data
-the screenshot is what I get when I try to navigate to the site
-I also the error: there is an error in the database connection
-I believe that I modified the wp-config.php file correctly with the db info...
-the wordpress was originally on a UNIX server
-Im using IIS for the wbserver, not sure if it should target the cgi-bin or htdocs
- the site is located at www.webit-client216.com

any ideas...thanks
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I added Default.php to the default directory

Does something need to be done to the .htaccess file?
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okay
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