>>>>> "H" == H K <haokei@stripped> writes:
H> I'm a newbie to Mysql for Windows. I installed and started MySql as Readme
H> file did the following:
shell> mysql mysql
mysql> delete from user where host='localhost' and user='';
shell> mysqladmin reload
shell> mysqladmin -u root password your_password
H> However I received an error message after the last line:
H> C:\mysql\bin>mysqladmin -u root password mysql
H> C:\MYSQL\BIN\MYSQLA~1.EXE: unable to change password; error: 'parse error
H> near '
H> SQL_OPTION password='68d4f47c49a579c9'' at line 1'
Sorry, but you can't change the password with 'mysqladmin' with the
shareware version. To change the password, you have to execute SQL
commands against the mysql.user table. This is described in the MySQL