Originally Posted by Old Pedant
Well, not to ask a silly question, but how about trying to connect using the old mysql library, instead of mysqli??? If that doesn't work, either, than you have a flawed installation. Missing stuff. If that works, then you may still have a flawed installation, but at least you know it isn't because you forgot to uncomment the DLL.
how can I do that connecting using old mysql? Sorry I'm really new at this and I was taught using mysqli in the codes. Does that mean I should try typing mysql instead of mysqli?