> When I tried to install the new MySql, I got the result below:
> C:\mysql\bin>mysqld --install
> The service already exists!
> The current server installed: C:\mySql\bin\mysqld-nt
> My problem is this: I used the "add remove programs" utility to remove the
> old MySql server, but in
> Control Panel | Administrative Tools | Services
> it *still* has a service there for MySql. There seems to be no facility to
> remove this through the services utility or msconfig. How can I do this?
I solved this problem by nuking all entries in the registry containing the
String "C:\mySql\bin\mysqld-nt" - there were two of them.