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How to install mysql again after deleting files from the mysql folder

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     This has really been a stupid mistake. You see, this is my first time to use mysql..something happened that made me delete all of the files from the mysql folder..turns out i couldn't delete bin\mysqld and F610-33.err, ib_logfile0, ibdata1 and innodb.status2896 which are all from mysql\data..now that i want to install mysql again, i get this error during the setup -- An error occurred during the move data process: -103 Component: Servers
     'hope u can help me out with this...

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It sounds like the server is still running.  Make sure the server is stopped (check Task Manager if you are using Windows) and try reinstalling again.


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I was not able to do as you suggested because i turned off the computer before i received your reply..nevertheless, I guess you're right..i couldn't think of any other reason why this time i was able to delete the files...thanks a bunch for replying!
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