I'm configuring MySQL Server 5.0
when I got to the last window and clicked on Execute, the
three steps (Prepare configuration, Write configuration file,
Restart service) got through. But the last step (Apply security
settings) couldn't get throughand I got the message: Connection
The security settings could not be applied to the database
because the connection has failed with the following error.
Error Nr. 1045
Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password:
If a personal firewall is running on your machine, please
make sure you have opened the TCP port 3306 for connections.
Otherwise no client application can connect to the server. After
you have apened the port please press [Retry] to apply the security
If you are re-installing after you just uninstalled the MySQL
server please note that the data directory was not removed
automatically. Therefore the old password from your last
installation is still needed to connect to the server. In this case
please select skip now and re-run the Configuration Wizard from the
I did open the TCP port 3306 for connections using the
Windows Firewall, but I still receive the above message.
Anybody has an idea, please help