Sharley wrote:Run the version 3 control panel in the xampp folder and click on the Netstat button and see what is currently using port 3306.
Latest version is linked in my signature simply extract and overwrite.
The new CPv3 may have more info in it's log file plus many more features for you to enjoy.
Only a guess, you may have a left over my.ini file in the system folders, do a file search as there should only be the one in the \xampp\mysql\bin folder if you uninstalled the other MySQL instance.
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