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Hoping to be able to get my data back from 5.0.51b...
Posted by: Zack Macomber
Date: August 13, 2011 03:51PM

I was trying to fix an issue with my CPU fan on my old PC and messed up the motherboard in the process which forced me to get a new PC.

My old PC had Windows XP Professional on it (32bit).

The new PC I have purchased can run in either 32 or 64 bit mode and is installed with Windows 7 Professional.

I was able to connect the old sata drive I had on my old PC into my new PC with a hard drive docking station.

On my old PC, I installed WAMP on it, which installed mysql5.0.51b under c:\wamp\bin\mysql

I've been trying to recover the data from the old PC but keep getting various errors.

For instance, when I run the startup command ("mysqld-nt --console"), I get the following messages:

InnoDB: Error: log file .\ib_logfile0 is of different size 0 10485760 bytes
InnoDB: than specified in the .cnf file 0 5242880 bytes!
110813 11:25:46 [Note] mysqld-nt: ready for connections.
Version: '5.0.51b-community-nt' socket: '' port: 3306 MySQL Community Edition
(GPL)

When I connect into my "mysql" database on localhost and try to "select count(*)" from one of my tables, I get this:

mysql> select count(*) from transactions;
ERROR 1033 (HY000): Incorrect information in file: '.\mysql\transactions.frm'

At this point, all I want to do is export the data from a couple of tables in the old "mysql" database I had and then set up the newest WAMP and import the data via SQL.

Any help will be GREATLY appreciated.

Thanks,
Zack.

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