My Sql root password issues.

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  1. Tristero

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    I installed mysql about 2 months ago. The computer crashed and I just got around to fixing it. I forgot the root password.:bigthumb: I have tried a bunch of them and its not working.

    So I uninstalled it, and reinstalled it, but when it gets to the stage where I enter my root password it still asks for the old one. I have tried reseting it with the mysql-init.txt method listed in the online documentation. Thats not working. Its my computer, so I can do anything I need to get it fixed, but I cannot think of another way to fix it. Maybe a reg edit after I unistall? I do not need any information in the data base, so I can erase it or anything you reccomend.

    Does anyone have an idea?
     
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    SLED build an idiot proof device and someone else will

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    SLED build an idiot proof device and someone else will

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    do you need to keep the data that is currently in your db? if not, then uninstall, delete the databases it leaves behind, reinstall
     
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    Ok, i will do this. I do not need anything in the database(nothing in it because it crashed right when i installed it.).

    Thanks.
     
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    Got it to work with your help. thanks guys. :bigthumb:
     

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