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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Aug 2011

    Unhappy Unanswered: Server

    hello guys,I am having a problem i downloaded and install MYSQL server 5.1 and when i open it, a command window pops up with a message "MYSQL command line client" then it requires me to enter a password which i dont have, please help
    Last edited by Tinyiko; 08-19-11 at 14:35. Reason: Wrong information

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Feb 2004
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    Provided Answers: 54
    I've moved your thread from the Microsoft SQL Server forum to the MySQL forum. It should get better answers here.

    Depending on where you are getting this error message in the installation process, it could be either a network security issue (if the error appears as soon as you start your install), or it may be looking for your MySQL user and password. I believe this defaults to "root" and an empty string.

    Maybe one of the MySQL folks that installs it more often than I do can help based on your original post. If you give more details about your problem, I'm sure that you'll get more help to solve it.

    In theory, theory and practice are identical. In practice, theory and practice are unrelated.

  3. #3
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    Nov 2004
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    if you have installed MySQL then the default account is root with an empty password, unless you set one during installation
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