First, you’ll need to uninstall MySQL from your Windows’ Control Panel. Navigate to Control Panel -> Programs and Features -> MySQL. From there, click on the option to Uninstall. Once MySQL is uninstalled, to completely remove the program, you need to ensure its data directories are removed as well.
Can I reinstall MySQL?
Erase/uninstall existing mysql server/client. Delete all files data directory. Delete all mysql config files. Completely reinstall mysql server.
How do I Uninstall and reinstall MySQL on Windows 10?
#Uninstalling MySQL (Windows) To uninstall MySQL on Windows, make sure that your first stop the running server. Once the server is stopped, you can uninstall MySQL via the Windows “Control Panel”. Go to “Programs and Features” and select “MySQL” => “Uninstall”.
Can I have 2 versions of MySQL installed?
This indicates that using the MySQL community installer, we can install a different version of MySQL but cannot install multiple instances of the same version. To run multiple instances, the second instance of MySQL must install as a windows service. The installation must be performed manually using a command prompt.