Thursday, February 11, 2016

Pre-installed MYSQL Server and WAMP MYSQL Server clash due to same port

I was having issue with installing WAMP server. Every things looks fine to me but WAMP server didn't turned to Green from yellow. Tried all the way available on google but didn't work.

Initially I thought it may be due to Apache server port, look for service using 80 port but there was none. Then I look more closely and it seems my Apache server is running fine it is my pre-installed MySQL server which was causing the conflict between WAMP MySql server

Stopped Mysql server-

Started MySQL server is still having Start/Resume Service as green-

While Started Apache server had Start/Resume Services as grey-

I opened the my.ini file and look for the port number and changed from default 3306 to 3305 or it can be any free avialable port.
changed to 

It worked like charm for me. Hope someone also might get help from this blog.

MySQL said: Documentation #1045 - Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: NO)

While installing the WAMP server I was having the issue of MYSQL connection as I had provided my own passward in MYSQL-

1045 - Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: NO)  error when typing http://localhost/phpmyadmin in browser.
Go to file C:\wamp\apps\phpmyadmin4.1.14\
Go to the line $cfg['Servers'][$i]['password']='' and change this to
Try opening phpMyAdmin again, and hopefully  message will read as "Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: YES)
Now change the password in the above line to 'yourpassword' (whatever you had set it to before)

And here we go-