Application MySQL Server 5.5

How to uninstall MySQL Server 5.5 from your computer

MySQL Server 5.5 is a Windows application. Read more about how to uninstall it from your PC. It is developed by Oracle Corporation. More information on Oracle Corporation can be found here. MySQL Server 5.5 is frequently set up in the C:\Program Files\MySQL\MySQL Server 5.5 folder, however this location can differ a lot depending on the user's decision while installing the application. The entire uninstall command line for MySQL Server 5.5 is MsiExec.exe /I{CE2D87BC-6FDE-4052-A236-7789E64279B6}. The application's main executable file occupies 4.15 MB (4355584 bytes) on disk and is titled mysql.exe.

The executable files below are installed along with MySQL Server 5.5. They occupy about 90.58 MB (94983584 bytes) on disk.

  • myisamchk.exe (3.86 MB)
  • myisamlog.exe (3.72 MB)
  • myisampack.exe (3.77 MB)
  • myisam_ftdump.exe (3.74 MB)
  • mysql.exe (4.15 MB)
  • mysqladmin.exe (4.05 MB)
  • mysqlbinlog.exe (4.17 MB)
  • mysqlcheck.exe (4.05 MB)
  • mysqld.exe (9.22 MB)
  • mysqldump.exe (4.12 MB)
  • mysqlimport.exe (4.04 MB)
  • MySQLInstanceConfig.exe (2.84 MB)
  • mysqlshow.exe (4.04 MB)
  • mysqlslap.exe (4.07 MB)
  • mysql_embedded.exe (10.07 MB)
  • mysql_plugin.exe (3.43 MB)
  • mysql_tzinfo_to_sql.exe (3.39 MB)
  • mysql_upgrade.exe (3.51 MB)
  • my_print_defaults.exe (3.41 MB)
  • perror.exe (3.51 MB)
  • resolveip.exe (3.41 MB) to view all...

The information on this page is only about version 5.5.17 of MySQL Server 5.5. 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 found on disk after you uninstall MySQL Server 5.5 from your PC:
  • C:\Program Files\MySQL\MySQL Server 5.5

Check for and remove the following files from your disk when you uninstall MySQL Server 5.5:
  • C:\Program Files\MySQL\MySQL Server 5.5\my 2017-03-18 1752.ini.bak
  • C:\Program Files\MySQL\MySQL Server 5.5\my 2017-05-30 1731.ini.bak
  • C:\Program Files\MySQL\MySQL Server 5.5\my.ini

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be uninstalled; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{5BBDED0C-4DB7-4113-9D57-1E257DFDDD19}

Additional values that are not cleaned:
  • 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:\UserNames\UserNameName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Installer\{5BBDED0C-4DB7-4113-9D57-1E257DFDDD19}\

A way to erase MySQL Server 5.5 from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

MySQL Server 5.5 is an application released by the software company Oracle Corporation. Frequently, users choose to remove it. Sometimes this is hard because performing this manually takes some know-how regarding removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best SIMPLE practice to remove MySQL Server 5.5 is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and general tool to optimize your Windows PC.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with the program's interface and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful package of tools.

3. Click on the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

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

5. All the applications existing on your computer will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate MySQL Server 5.5 or simply click the Search feature and type in "MySQL Server 5.5". The MySQL Server 5.5 app will be found automatically. Notice that when you click MySQL Server 5.5 in the list of apps, some information about the program is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other users have about MySQL Server 5.5, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the app you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. Confirm the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove MySQL Server 5.5.
Uninstall MySQL Server 5.5

8. After uninstalling MySQL Server 5.5, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong MySQL Server 5.5 that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling MySQL Server 5.5 with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • 10.0
Software Application


The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall 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 text simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall MySQL Server 5.5 in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-25 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-25 12:28:15.133