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Uninstall MySQL 5.5.9 on windows 2003

Posted on 2011-03-10
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I´m going out of my mind trying to install MySQL 5.5.9 for the second time.

History:

1. Remove installation from "Add/remove programs"
2. Delete DB-files location
3. Delete installation path ...program files/MySQL with my.ini file
4. stop service manually
5. delete service from console.
6. reboot
7. install fresh mysql 5.5.9 = hangs when trying to start service..??

Please help me :)
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by:mayankagarwal
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is it asking for the current password while installing the fresh version
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by:damixa
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No the previous configuration is gone when installing again..
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mayankagarwal earned 2000 total points
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search windows registry for any entry related to mysql
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by:damixa
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OK deleting now and trying to install again afterwards
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by:damixa
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it seem to have worked! successfully installed and configured, service started..
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