XAMPP – MySQL shutdown unexpectedly

Rename the folder mysql/data to mysql/data_old (you can use any name)Create a new folder mysql/dataCopy the content that resides in mysql/backup to the new mysql/data folderCopy all your database folders that are in mysql/data_old to mysql/data (skipping the mysql, performance_schema, and phpmyadmin folders from data_old)Finally copy the ibdata1 file from mysql/data_old and…

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