Hmmm...I've scoured these forums and see others with similar prob's, but can't seem to find a solution that works.
Background: I currently have 2 working WP installations, each with their own database. (And both on a Windows box running IIS.) The first is my main site (www.tcervo.com) running WP 0.72. The second is a test site I put up to test the upgrade to 1.01. I was able to upgrade from 0.72 to 1.01, but not without problems. All of my empty categories are still showing up, so until I find a fix (and I'm going to try upgrading to a nightly build), I won't upgrade my main site.
Today I tried a clean install of the 2-7 nightly, on a freshly created database. The script couln't create the wp-config file, so I edited wp-config-sample and uploaded it as wp-config.php (The database IS created and empty, and I can log into php-myadmin with the username/password I used in wp-config.)
But, when I run install.php, I get "It doesn't look like you've installed WP yet. Try running install.php." Ummm...yeah, talk about an endless loop!
Any ideas before I go back to 0.72?