I'm running Win 98 and I used the "xampp-win32-1.6.2-installer.exe" download to install to the "C:\xampp" directory.
When I run "c:\xampp\mysql_start.bat" to start the MySQL server I get an error. It says:
Can't find messagefile 'c:\xampp\mysql\share\english\errmsg.sys'
The file "errmsg.sys" is in that location.
Here are the results from the XAMPP Status page:
MySQL database DEACTIVATED
HTTPS (SSL) ACTIVATED
Common Gateway Interface (CGI) ACTIVATED
Server Side Includes (SSI) ACTIVATED
SMTP Service DEACTIVATED
FTP Service DEACTIVATED
There is an old install of MySQL located here:
As far as I know it's not running.
I don't think it's causing the problem, but mention it just in case:
Thanks for reading,