Take the 2-minute tour ×
Server Fault is a question and answer site for professional system and network administrators. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I want to reinstall MySQL Server. I cleared register before reinstallation, but when it is configuring it says

 error 1045 Access denied for 'root@localhost'(using password NO)

How I can reinstall it ?

share|improve this question

migrated from stackoverflow.com May 24 '12 at 0:17

This question came from our site for professional and enthusiast programmers.

    
It looks like just password issue. –  Software Guruji May 23 '12 at 7:59
    
On what operating system ? With what installation package ? What do you mean by "clear register" ? –  Yves Martin May 23 '12 at 8:01
    
Windows 7. Cleared register with CCleaner. –  Denys Medynskyi May 23 '12 at 8:58

1 Answer 1

Reinstalling the MySQL application will not replace / overwrite your existing databases so the old installation's databases (and root password) are still there. You need to do one of the following:

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.