View Full Version : Getting MySQL to work...

09-29-2007, 09:46 PM
I am using Netserver which worked fine. I was able to open up my control panel on localhost and get a makeshift database going until I restarted my computer because I installed some new software:
Now I get these errors when i get the welcome screen, *log in screen...* this:

PHP startup: unable to load dynamic library 'C:\netserver/bin/stable/php5/extensions/php_curl.dll' - operating system cannot run %1

PHP startup: unable to load dynamic library 'C:\netserver/bin/stable/php5/extensions/php_mcrypt.dll' - can't be found

PHP startup: unable to load dynamic library 'C:\netserver/bin/stable/php5/extensions/php_zip.dll' - can't be found
I looked where it said cannot be found and their there...
Thanks to anyone who helps

09-29-2007, 10:37 PM
I don't have any experience with Netserver, but the easiest program yet I've ever come across to quickly setting up apache/php/mysql on your home PC is Bizzar. I see it's still available for download at Download.com: http://www.download.com/Bizzar-Server/3000-2165_4-10662357.html?tag=lst-0-1 , though note that the version I downloaded was version 1, with the current version listed as version 2 (not sure what has changed). Anyhow, I was literally up in seconds, no tinkering with anything needed.

09-30-2007, 02:01 PM
K I'll try it thanks!

09-30-2007, 02:44 PM
Ok, How do I get it running... I typed in localhost http://localhost/ and I get Problem loading page *firefox default problem basically the 404 Error...*

09-30-2007, 03:52 PM
Hello, I have been having problems with trying to get MySQL to work on my computer. I really want to learn how to make a login database, forum and stuff like that on my own... I just haven't been able to get these server programs working. I have tried Netserver, WAMP5, BizzarServer2, and XAMP. Netserver worked perfectly till I restarted my computer, then it gave me a whole bunch of errors and it won't load MySQL or Control Panel...
Thats the bunch of errors if you want to see them...
I have deleted the netserver folder in C:\ to see if it was interfereing with BizzardServer2... I want to try and get this to work so I can try this out...
When I used WAMP5 I got localhost but no Control Panel for phpMyAdmin
I used XAMP for like 5 minutes and I was totally confused... I need directions that are pretty detailed because I don't speak MySQL... Again pictures, links, to stuff will help me a lot and you will find yourself reading:
Instead of:

Thanks to anyone who helps!

09-30-2007, 08:13 PM
If you have one of these (rather ugly, in my opinion) programs do all the setup for you, it makes debugging very difficult. Why don't you just install it yourself? There are no end of guides out there.

09-30-2007, 08:55 PM
I don't think I know how to install it... if someone could help me through to help me install it that would be great...

09-30-2007, 09:16 PM
Well, in Linux it's usually one command, e.g. emerge apache php mysql. In Windows it's quite a bit trickier, but there's a guide here (http://www.sematopia.com/?p=28) that should get you through it.

09-30-2007, 09:53 PM
I just merged this and your other thread about the same subject. Please don't start a new thread in the same discussion.

09-30-2007, 10:01 PM
K sorry about that thanks I won't do it again...

09-30-2007, 10:12 PM
Twey I tried that link... I have reinstalled wamp5 so I can edit something with my site...
If someone could tell me how to get MySQL off of WAMP5 to work that would be awesome... thanks!

09-30-2007, 10:26 PM
The link doesn't mention 'WAMP...'

09-30-2007, 10:30 PM
yeah... but I've installed wamp5 about 200 times, downloaded it 30 times, and it still isn't working right out of the box... I think I have to do a little bit of tinkering but, when I tinker with stuff, it suddenly breaks and I end up with creating a black hole in my computer... *happened once... when I messed with command prompt...*

09-30-2007, 10:56 PM
So... just install it yourself?

09-30-2007, 10:57 PM
How??? I looked at the link you gave me... I have read through, done it and it hasn't worked...

10-01-2007, 12:12 AM
"Hasn't worked" is not a sufficient description of a problem.

10-01-2007, 12:26 AM
Step 1 - 3: Download Apache, PHP, and MySQL by going to the following links:


Step 4...: install each item.

There's nothing more to it than that.

10-01-2007, 12:29 AM
I would like to use a specific software instead of installing by hand...
I have tried the following:
Wamp5 - Localhost no phpmyadmin
Netserver - worked with Localhost and phpmyadmin
XAMP - Didn't work
BizzarServer2 - didn't work

If anyone has any recommendations let me know... if you say install by hand please give me instructions on how to...
You can talk to me on my MSN if you find that its complicated to talk over forums...

Thanks to anyone who helps

10-01-2007, 01:21 AM
I would like to use a specific software instead of installing by hand...You mean you want something to install it for you? Why?
if you say install by hand please give me instructions on how to...I just did so...

10-01-2007, 01:34 AM
Yeah but they didn't work... So just forget about it... tech_support is gonna help me out with it...

10-01-2007, 02:34 AM
they didn't work...*headdesks*