When I am trying to set the root password in Mysql I get this:
Apache is running. I tried telnetting to it and same error.
C:\mySQL\bin>mysqladmin -u root password "candg"
mysqladmin: connect to server at 'localhost' failed
error: 'Can't connect to MySQL server on 'localhost' (10061)'
Check that mysqld is running on localhost and that the port is
You can check this by doing 'telnet localhost 3306'