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I'm trying to reset the root password of my MySQL installation (yep, password forgotten) according to this: http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.6/en/resetting-permissions.html#resetting-permissions-windows.

But I keep getting an error:

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What am I doing wrong?

Of course I first stopped mysqld:

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Some INNODB file are stil open, try disabling antivirues or reboot.

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Hey thanks! I restarted Windows and tried again, I got another (minor important) error (warning?) and restarted MySQL and my password is changed. Thanks a lot –  waanders Sep 30 '11 at 10:34

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