you need to make sure that the service is started.
to initialize the server
* c:\mysql\bin\mysqld --install
to test whether or not it is working
also make sure you have a my.cnf file in the root....
Originally posted by svang
I get this message when I try to start mysql server: ERROR 2003: Can't connect to MySQL server on 'localhost' (10061). I am currently running windows 2000 server. Any suggestions? Thanks.
P.S. I install on windows xp and everything went okay.