Application MySQL Server 5.5

A guide to uninstall MySQL Server 5.5 from your computer

This page is about MySQL Server 5.5 for Windows. Below you can find details on how to uninstall it from your PC. It was developed for Windows by Oracle Corporation. Check out here where you can read more on Oracle Corporation. MySQL Server 5.5 is frequently installed in the C:\Program Files\MySQL\MySQL Server 5.5 directory, regulated by the user's choice. The full command line for uninstalling MySQL Server 5.5 is MsiExec.exe /I{FFD35D1F-F7C8-47AE-AF3E-E569F025CD7D}. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might get a notification for administrator rights. MySQL Server 5.5's main file takes about 3.90 MB (4093440 bytes) and is called mysql.exe.

MySQL Server 5.5 is composed of the following executables which take 84.41 MB (88506272 bytes) on disk:

  • myisamchk.exe (3.68 MB)
  • myisamlog.exe (3.56 MB)
  • myisampack.exe (3.60 MB)
  • myisam_ftdump.exe (3.57 MB)
  • mysql.exe (3.90 MB)
  • mysqladmin.exe (3.84 MB)
  • mysqlbinlog.exe (3.93 MB)
  • mysqlcheck.exe (3.83 MB)
  • mysqld.exe (7.82 MB)
  • mysqldump.exe (3.89 MB)
  • mysqlimport.exe (3.83 MB)
  • MySQLInstanceConfig.exe (2.84 MB)
  • mysqlshow.exe (3.83 MB)
  • mysqlslap.exe (3.85 MB)
  • mysql_embedded.exe (8.47 MB)
  • mysql_plugin.exe (3.31 MB)
  • mysql_tzinfo_to_sql.exe (3.28 MB)
  • mysql_upgrade.exe (3.39 MB)
  • my_print_defaults.exe (3.30 MB)
  • perror.exe (3.39 MB)
  • resolveip.exe (3.30 MB) to view all...

This page is about MySQL Server 5.5 version 5.5.28 alone. Click on the links below for other MySQL Server 5.5 versions: to view all...
MySQL Server 5.5 has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Folders left behind when you uninstall MySQL Server 5.5:
  • C:\Program Files\MySQL\MySQL Server 5.5

The files below are left behind on your disk when you remove MySQL Server 5.5:
  • C:\Program Files\MySQL\MySQL Server 5.5\my 2018-06-15 1643.ini.bak
  • C:\Program Files\MySQL\MySQL Server 5.5\my.ini

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{5CA882E6-4BF0-4E55-B290-6C4EAD6E586E}

Additional values that you should delete:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\MySQL\MySQL Server 5.5\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Installer\{5CA882E6-4BF0-4E55-B290-6C4EAD6E586E}\

A way to delete MySQL Server 5.5 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

MySQL Server 5.5 is an application marketed by the software company Oracle Corporation. Some computer users try to remove it. This is hard because performing this manually requires some skill related to PCs. The best EASY manner to remove MySQL Server 5.5 is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and all around utility to take care of your computer.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with the program's interface and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful Windows optimizer.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Click on the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs existing on your PC will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate MySQL Server 5.5 or simply activate the Search feature and type in "MySQL Server 5.5". If it is installed on your PC the MySQL Server 5.5 program will be found very quickly. Notice that when you click MySQL Server 5.5 in the list of applications, the following data about the program is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have about MySQL Server 5.5, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the application you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will show up. Confirm the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall MySQL Server 5.5.
Uninstall MySQL Server 5.5

8. After removing MySQL Server 5.5, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong MySQL Server 5.5 that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling MySQL Server 5.5 with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

Your system will remain clean, speedy and able to serve you properly.


Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
Software Application


The text above is not a piece of advice to remove MySQL Server 5.5 by Oracle Corporation from your PC, we are not saying that MySQL Server 5.5 by Oracle Corporation is not a good application for your computer. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to remove MySQL Server 5.5 in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-16 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-16 11:54:53.707