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I can't connect to DB

Ekrem Altintas

Joined: Dec 04, 2006
Posts: 5
Hi there,
I,m trying to connecting to sample database of NetBeans 6. But I'm getting an error on this line:

It says:

Method "forName" in class "java.lang.Class" threw an exception: instance of java.lang.ClassNotFoundException(id=349)

How can I solve this problem?

Thank you

Paul Sturrock

Joined: Apr 14, 2004
Posts: 10336

Make sure your driver is in your classpath.

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