Transferring Wordpress running on WAMP server to a different machine

I had a dev wordpress site running on my laptop using WAMP.

My laptop crashed. However, I was able to copy the c:\wamp\mysite directory from the HDD onto my new laptop.

I placed the "mysite" directory in the new installation folder of my new WAMP server on my laptop.

How can I go about importing this to my new WAMP server on my laptop?

I don't see the db in myphpadmin ( for obvious reasons) but I also don't know to import if I didn't export the db from my old machine.

Thx

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Joshua GrantomConnect With a Mentor Systems AdministratorCommented:
Your best bet would be to set it up like a new install and then copy the old database over the new one. just make sure the wordpress config file has everything setup correctly
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Joshua GrantomSystems AdministratorCommented:
Can you find the db in the C: drive?
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tobe1424Author Commented:
On the laptop that crashed? I transferred the entire folder over to the new PC. I just don't know what the db looks like..

.. File name, ext ?

When I do find the db, can I use the import feature in myphpadmin to import it?

Thanks!
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Jason C. LevineConnect With a Mentor No oneCommented:
No db = no WordPress site.  You would have the base software and theme/plugin files but no settings and no content.
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Joshua GrantomConnect With a Mentor Systems AdministratorCommented:
the db would be under something like this depending on what WAMP you used


C:\Program Files (x86)\WampServer\bin\mysql\mysql5.1.53\data\mywordpress.db
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tobe1424Author Commented:
Ok. Let me connect my old hdd to my sata to usb adapter and copy the db from that directory.

What needs to be done after I have obtained the db?
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