have you setup a my.ini File?
mine looks like:
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Monday, March 31, 2003 4:11 AM
Subject: Cant connect to Mysql server on 'localhost' (10061)
> Does anyone else get this message after installing and attempting to run
> mysql (version 4.0.12)??
> I downloaded and installed mysql-4.0.12-win.zip file.
> then from the command prompt, I typed mysqld to start the service. Then I
> typed mysql and I got the error message:
> Cant connect to Mysql server on 'localhost' (10061)
> Am I doing something wrong ?? I checked and confirmed that mysql is running
> as a service on my PC, but I noted when using the
> winmysqladmin tool that no mysql server was being specified - probably the
> cuase of the problem, but how do I fix it.