How do I make sure uninstalling Xampp from my desktop won't delete important server files?
Posted on 2011-09-06
I have xampp installed on my desktop which I'd like to uninstall. However when I installed it a couple of months ago I tried connecting it to the server where we have our intranet and its databases located. My computer is networked to that server where the intranet and its databases are stored. I was unable to setup xampp on my local machine correctly to make edits to our intranet database. I ended up installing phpmyadmin directly on our intranet server and am now able to make changes to the intranet database by accessing phpmyadmin on my server through my web browser.
My question is can I uninstall the xampp on my desktop without fear of deleting any important database files on my company's intranet server? Isn't XAMPP only good for testing on your local machine? When I do an XAMPP uninstall and it asks me to remove the Apache htdocs directory, the mysql data directory, and all other files will it only delete those files on my local machine or will it delete my database and other important files stored on my company's intranet server? Thanks.