How can I completly remove MySql on Windows7 because when I uninstal and I install agan there asking the old password, so the uninstall is not complet, there are remaining some data.
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To completely remove MySQL (preferences etc), you need to uninstall it and then remove the corresponding directories.
As you're using 64-Bit Win 7, the directories you should delete are (most likely):
When you've done that, you'll be able to reinstall using a completely new password.
All that said, you don't need to do this. You can instead reset the root password.