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Development Tools Database Foundations Installing MySQL Server and MySQL Workbench Installing MySQL Server and Workbench on Windows

Ting-Chieh Huang
Ting-Chieh Huang
3,387 Points

MySQL server Configuration

I followed the tutorial step. But in my MySQL server Configuration page, I have one more row: the Current Root Password. I have no idea what my current root password is. Therefore, I cannot install the mysql correctly.

1 Answer

Greg Kaleka
Greg Kaleka
39,019 Points

Hm, that looks like it would only show up if you had an existing mysql installation.

Check out this page on the MySQL docs on how to reset permissions on windows:

http://dev.mysql.com/doc/mysql-windows-excerpt/5.0/en/resetting-permissions-windows.html