Hi, I'm unsure if this is in the right section or not, I hope so. I've got a website www.example.com, I believe it's managed with CPanel and I've set up a MySql database and some tables with some info. And I've built myself a computer program (on the Windows platform) which needs to interact with that database from an end-users computer. In a nutshell, they create an account at my website, and they use those details to log in to my program. Thus, it needs to query the database for the username and password entered by the user, to make sure it exists in my database. I've been told this isn't possible, I've tried connecting and I get ~"access for user xxx denied" (I'm using the right address, database name, user and pass) Any thoughts? I've assumed connecting to the database would be simple . I have contacted the company that hosts my website, and I am awaiting an e-mail from them.