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Postby ruturajv » Tue Feb 24, 2004 6:22 am

by default, with dos you don't have any password for root

so

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> mysql
//This will lead you to full access of mysql
try
>\u mysql
//if it says db has changed that means...
you are the root
> select host, user, password from user;
// will show you the listing of mysql users...
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Postby redhead » Fri Mar 05, 2004 11:58 am

I'm having the same problem

I just dont under stand the section on CODE

do we type this in the windows comand prompt

under c:\mysql\bin

or who do we created or edit the default user with a password

or should we just create a new user to use..
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Postby ylkien » Sat Apr 03, 2004 5:57 am

yup, u type the code in your mysql/bin directory in ms-dos. Make sure you change the password for root cause your root password won't be set at first. That means, anyone can access your database and do anything they like :P

I suggest that you download mysql-front. It is an easy program and you can set your passwords in there too.
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