"The Page cannnot be found" error occurs while configuring phpMyAdmin in Windows Server 2003

This article will guide you on how to configure PHPMyAdmin in Windows Server 2003 Operating System, if it is showing an error as illustrated below:

phpMyAdmin Error "The Page Cannot be Found"



Refer the below mentioned steps, in order to resolve this error:

  1. Allow FastCGI from the following option in IIS, as shown in below figure [Start → Administrative Tools → Internet Information Services Manager → Expand Web Service Extensions from left pane → right click on FastCGI → Select Allow]:

    Allow FastCGI Extension


  2. Right click on the website phpMyAdmin and select Properties.

    Go to phpMyAdmin Website Properties


  3. Now, go to Home Directory tab and click on Configuration.

    Click on Configuration Button from Home Directory


  4. Select Add option from the opened Application Configuration window.

    Add Application Extensions


  5. Here, you need to add .php extension at the executable path C:\WINDOWS\system32\inetsrv\fcgiext.dll by browsing it from the Browse button. Also set the appropriate limit, as shown in below figure:

    Add Application Extension Mapping


  6. You can also add an index.php file from the Document tab as a default page, if not added.

    Add Content Type


  7. Click on Apply and OK, in order to close all the consoles. Now, you can access phpMyAdmin, without any error.

    phpMyAdmin Login Page



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