upgrade to xampp 1.7

I would like to find a painless and easy way to upgrade my xampp version to 1.7.
Actually i care only for the mysql version.  I want to have 5 instead of 4.
Any ideas on how to do that easily and safely?
ioustinos_sarrisAsked:
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Lukasz ChmielewskiConnect With a Mentor Commented:
backup
C:\xampp\mysql\data folder (if this is your xampp path) there are the databases upgrade and recopy if needed
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Lukasz ChmielewskiCommented:
xampp does have the installation options, where you just set mysql not to be installed,
one way or another, you can always push install of mysql v5 on the installed xampp
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ioustinos_sarrisAuthor Commented:
i allready have installed xampp and want to upgrade the mysql version...without losing the tables i already have and generally keep everything as is
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