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Thread: ClassNotFoundException Mysql

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    Default ClassNotFoundException Mysql

    following is my java code. m new to java and trying to connect with mysql. i have added mysql-connector.jar in jre/lib/ext and jre/lib
    but still m getting this exception. i m using textpad and running mysql in xampp server. what wrong m doing as m getting the exception every time i try to run. please help

    import java.sql.*;
    class MysqlCon{
    public static void main(String args[]){
    //Connection con=DriverManager.getConnection("jdbc:mysql://localhost:3306/test","root","root");
    Connection con=DriverManager.getConnection("jdbc:mysql://","root","root");
    //here test is the database name, root is the username and root is the password
    Statement stmt=con.createStatement();
    ResultSet rs=stmt.executeQuery("select * from person");
    System.out.println(rs.getInt(1)+"  "+rs.getString(2)+"  "+rs.getString(3));
    }catch(Exception e){
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    Default Re: ClassNotFoundException Mysql

    Have you tried putting the jar file in the -cp option on the commandline?
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