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From:George Larson Date:October 29 2010 11:05am
Subject:Re: uninstall/reinstall
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We're talking about a Windows machine, right?  I don't have any of
those these days but it sounds to me like it didn't thoroughly
uninstall.

If that much is correct, I'd first be suspicious of junk left in the
registry or data directories.  Even if it meant I had to install it
again, I'd use a separate uninstaller.  Uninstallers are usually a
little more aggressive about getting to the registry and data
directories and stuff of that nature.  The one I used to use is free
and, in my experience, quite good.
Revo Uninstaller [
http://www.revouninstaller.com/revo_uninstaller_free_download.html  ]

If that doesn't do it, then I would try cleaning out the registry.
Proceed with all due caution because this potentially can create a
number of other other problems.  In fact, some people are decidedly
against the use of any utility which claims to clean your registry.
So I'm just telling you how I used to roll, in my Windows heyday.  My
preferred tool for this was also free and, in my experience, quite
good.
CCleaner [  http://www.piriform.com/download  ]

Good luck!
G

On 28 October 2010 14:37, Montgomery, Tammie <tmontgomery@stripped> wrote:
> Most helpful people of all time -
>
> I have a student who uninstalled his mySQL and then reinstalled. When
> the wizard gets to the point of starting the server, it sits there for a
> couple of minutes and then the wizard has a message that it is not
> responding. As suggested on the developer zone, he removed the
> ib_logfile0 and ib_logfile1 and reconfigured only to have the same thing
> happen. He has tried this several times in frustration. The first time,
> it did try to start the server but couldn't. In trying to start the
> server from the Services list, he gets Error 1067.
>
> Oh, he also tried turning off the firewall to see if that made any
> difference and it didn't.
>
> Any assistance is welcome.
>
> He did find that you can't really uninstall although he used the wizard
> to remove the program and the uninstall programs.
>
> Thanks,
> Tammie
>
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Thread
uninstall/reinstallTammie Montgomery19 Oct
  • Re: uninstall/reinstallTyler Poland19 Oct
    • RE: uninstall/reinstallTammie Montgomery28 Oct
      • Re: uninstall/reinstallGeorge Larson29 Oct
  • Re: uninstall/reinstallTim Thorburn21 Oct
Re: uninstall/reinstallandrew.2.moore20 Oct
  • RE: uninstall/reinstallTammie Montgomery20 Oct