This can happen if the MySQL engine is turned off. Please use DesktopServer’s first option to “Stop or restart” to cycle the services on and off again. You may then visit the phpMyAdmin screen in your web browser.

Please note that the error message is heavily cached on your local browser and by require you to empty cache and refresh or simply append a bogus GET parameter such as:


Please let us know if this does not resolve the issue or if you need further assistance.