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NEWBIE. MySQL error. Please help!

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Hi,

 

I have recently installed Uniserver on Windows XP Professional. In Server Security, the only error I have is:

 

MySQL Server

If the password is still set to root, then you probably need to change this by clicking the UNSECURE link.

UNSECURE

 

When I change the MySQL password it comes up with the following error: Error connecting to mysql. I have researched various threads but have hit a brick wall. I am a complete newbie (I have been advised by a friend I need to run a local server as I will be using Joomla). Any advice will be greatly appreciated as I am truly at a loss.

 

Thank you,

 

James

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In additon, when I run phpMyAdmin, I get the following error:

 

Welcome to phpMyAdmin

 

Error

MySQL said:

 

#2002 - The server is not responding (or the local MySQL server's socket is not correctly configured)

 

Connection for controluser as defined in your configuration failed.

 

Thank you,

 

James

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