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  1. #1
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    How to change password in MySQL?

    Hi guys,
    I am very much frustrated about changing the password to my MySQL account, so can anyone please tell me how to change a password for an existing user via mysqladmin? I have try out to many possibility but it all were worthless..
    Please help me out.

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    Hey Tweaker,

    Following solution will definately solve your problem, and you will be feeling a sigh of relief.
    just type the following command in the Dos prompt:
    - mysqladmin - u root -p password "newpassword"

    cheers

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    Thanks SreeKanth,
    That command worked out, problem solved.

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