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How to remove a service.


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nlubin

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I had Mysql on my XP system and removed it because of problems. Now I want to reinstall it, but it says its already a service. I've checked services and its still there. I hope someone can assist me.

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Since you are going to reinstall, try stopping the service, then setting the startup type to DISABLED.

Reboot. Then try to reinstall

Removing a crapped up service requires some registry gymnastics
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You can change the startup by clicking:

Start > Run > msconfig > services.

^ Incase you didn't know :whistling:.
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Thanks for all the input. I've got it taken care of.

Neil
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You can change the startup by clicking:

Start > Run > msconfig > services.

^ Incase you didn't know :whistling:.


preferred method os addressing services is

start > run
services.msc
<enter>

msconfig should really only be used for temporary testing...it's not a big deal for services, but we have had more than a few users stuck in perpetual reboot loop thanks to msconfig
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Sorry :\
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