hello, I knew about that link OfficeGuy and tried everything that would apply to me. but nothing helped.
neilo, i made 2 videos to answer questions and uploaded on youtube.
test settings: watch?v=JpFyu-hCcSQ
site settings: watch?v=2P9ewEq95wg
I use XAMPP alone, i removed IIS before installing XAMPP.
I put password for root, i also added a new user with a password. but this time xampp insalled mysql for me, i didnt install it myself.
I dont have remote server (yet) i wanted to finish my personal project on my PC first.
thanks for begin nosey and trying to help :) appriciated.