don't have a space between '-p' and 'password', i.e. -ppassword
> I've just installed MySQL on Windows 2000.
> I've opened the MS-DOS windows and I've written
> >C:\Programs\MySQL\...\bin\mysqladmin -u root -p password mysql2010
> After the enter the prompt says >Enter password: and I've given <enter> and
> I get
> mysqladmin: connect to server at 'localhost' failed
> error: 'Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: NO)'
> After installing MySQL what do I have to do left?
> Sorry my this is my firt time with MySQL