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Subject:   I don't know why I get this error
Date:   2005-12-20 04:48:38
From:   qwk
Response to: I don't know why I get this error

I use XAMPP and I installed (
This a One Click Install for Windows. I don't want to change XAMPP. So I don't konw what kind of problem I have. XAMPP work good. I read this article and I did every step. It was all good. And the step where I had to type:
got this problem. So I don't understand if everything works properly how I could get this problem
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  • I don't know why I get this error
    2005-12-20 05:12:21  qwk [View]

    I colud solve my proble. I had to download a file
    • I don't know why I get this error
      2006-06-12 12:07:13  jdeleon [View]

      I know why, I had this same problem. It means it tried to connect to MySQL but couldn't login. But the error is non-standard. The reason is because your MySQL version is using old-style mysql passwords. Check that your mysql is using new style passwords, you may need to edit my.cnf and remove line that says "old_passwords = 1". Then you will need to restart mysql server, then login to it as root and reset the passwords, this will overwrite the encryption with the new-style encryption.