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As a follow-up to this question, I'm attempting to edit the "my.ini" config file for the MySQL service. I've stopped the service, opened the file, made the edit, and attempt to save it -- at which point I get an error saying "Access Denied". On Windows 7.

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This is the exact problem i am facing today. :) what a coincidence today is 25 Feb as well – Rakesh Juyal Feb 25 '12 at 9:55
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In Windows 7,

  1. Right click on NotePad, and select "Run as Administrator"
  2. Then from NotePad open the MySQL my.ini file
  3. Make edits as needed, and save
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