mySQl is not running on Xampp

my sQl is not running.... when i am clicking on the start button... it shows attempting to start mysql but after that nothing happens......
u can see the error in the attached snapshot
Dinesh KumarAsked:
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Marco GasiFreelancerCommented:
It looks like the correct path of MySql is missing. If you have not changed anything, I think the faster workaround to this problem is to backup your htdocs contents and then uninstall and reinstall xampp. I know you hoped something better, but this is the simpler solution: it will take only a few minutes :)

I agree. Also, it looks like you installed MySQL to a different directory in the past. You should make sure that you uninstall MySQL from where you installed it and then reinstall XAMPP

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Bernard S.CTOCommented:
Had you installed MySQL before?
Note that you also have Oracle running and using port 8080, which will probably prevent you from running Tomcat if you intend to...
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