Completely remove MySQL server installations with invalid config files

Hi folks,

I'm trying to completely remove MySQL server installations with config files that no longer exist.  When I open the mysql server instance config wizard (see attached scrrenshot), the config files appear in red and none of the instances can be removed.

Any suggestions?

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David Sheehan-DunneIT TechnicianCommented:

You may have to go into the Program files on the C drive and delete them manually.

Sometime the installer does not remove all files of the installation.

Also, there may be values in the registry, so I would recommend getting a program called CCleaner, you can download it for free from  Run the registry cleaner, and that should hopefully remove all unwanted registry values that are now not needed

Hope this helps


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hennessymAuthor Commented:
CCleaner did the trick - thanks so much!
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