BeHaa BeHaa - 24 days ago 14
MySQL Question

Xampp MySQL not starting - "Attempting to start MySQL service..."

I've just installed XAMPP for Windows - should be the newest version (XAMPP Control Panel v3.2.1).

Apache is running just fine on port 80 and 443, but MySQL is not starting. When I press the start button, I get this message:


Attempting to start MySQL service...


Then a window pops up and ask me if I want to allow this, which I want. But nothing happends after that. I can press as many times as I want, but with the same result.

What can I do?

Answer

Change the MySQL port from 3306 to 3307 or something.

http://silentlyrun.blogspot.in/2013/02/how-to-change-apache-n-mysql-port-for.html

Hope this helps!

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