uninstall a MySQL where you have used the MSI packages, you must use the Add/Remove
Programs tool within Control Panel. To do this:
the start menu and choose Control Panel.
Control Panel is set to category mode (you will see Pick a category at
the top of the Control Panel window), double-click Add or Remove
Programs. If the Control is set to classic mode, double-click the Add or
Remove Programs icon.
in the list of installed software. MySQL Server is installed against release
series numbers (MySQL 5.1, MySQL 5.5, etc.). Select the version that you want
to remove and click Remove.
be prompted to confirm the removal. Click Yes to remove MySQL.
is removed using this method, only the installed components are removed. Any
database information (including the tables and data), import or export files,
log files, and binary logs produced during execution are kept in their