XAMPP Password Error

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XAMPP Password Error

Postby Rykken » 18. February 2012 22:22

So I had my site up and running for some time now. I noticed I didn't have any passwords on anything. So I went to the XAMPP security tab and gave everything a password. When I tried to view my site I got the "Error MySQL access denied for user root@localhost" error.

I tried everything I found on the forums with no luck. Does anyone know how to fix this?
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Re: XAMPP Password Error

Postby hackattack142 » 18. February 2012 22:42

If you created your own website, my guess is that you need to edit your website to use the new login information to the database. If this is not a local only development site, you should also consider making a new user in MySQL other than root that only has the permissions it needs on the database(s) it needs.
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