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As you say you have installed mysql you should have the special "root" account.
Follow these steps
1. Start mysql service (this may be helpful)
2. Add a user account named guest (this may be helpful)
3. Go to mysql installation directory/bin (you will have already discovered this after previous steps) and execute the database installation sql files for project in command prompt.
For further help please provide your environment details.
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