Mysql 5.5, how do I grant privileges to the user "root" after installation

I need help I just did an install of mysql 5.5 but the "root" user has no privileges how do I grant privileges to the user "root" after installation.

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Dan CraciunConnect With a Mentor IT ConsultantCommented:
I suspect that's because root has all privileges.

Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
Never seen that.  'root' is installed with ALL privileges and must be used to grant privileges to other users.  What makes you say it has none?
Trevor_CAuthor Commented:
When I connect to the instance using mysql administrator when I select the user root all the priviledges are grey out.
Dave BaldwinConnect With a Mentor Fixer of ProblemsCommented:
And because you can't change them?  At least not thru mysql administrator because that would probably crash the program.  Since it is using 'root' for it's permissions.
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