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Error installing: Unable to update security settings.
Posted by: Fidel - ()
Date: May 16, 2011 04:20AM

Hi all,

I have tried to install the last version of mysql available in the web. I donwloaded the MySQL installer for windows (180 MB, more or less) and I installed it.

My system is Windows XP (Service Pack 2)/ 64 bits. The rest of the characteristics of the system are not important for this problem (I guess).

After installing, I enter the "configuration phase" and the MySQL Server gives me an error in the configuration. The Configuration process states:

mysql-server-5.5-win32-gpl:9 - Looking for valid template
mysql-server-5.5-win32-gpl:18 - Found valid template.
mysql-server-5.5-win32-gpl:27 - Attempting to process template.
mysql-server-5.5-win32-gpl:36 - Processed template.
mysql-server-5.5-win32-gpl:45 - Attempting to configure service.
mysql-server-5.5-win32-gpl:54 - Configured service.
mysql-server-5.5-win32-gpl:63 - Attempting to start service.
mysql-server-5.5-win32-gpl:72 - Started service.
mysql-server-5.5-win32-gpl:81 - Attempting to update security settings.
mysql-server-5.5-win32-gpl:99 - Unable to update security settings.
mysql-server-5.5-win32-gpl:100 - Product configuration controller finished configuration.

First of all: The firewall is off. So that is not the problem with the security settings.

Second: I do not know why the installer installs the 32 bits version. Can this be the problem?

Third: I have tried to download just the 64 bits version of the Server, and I had the same error.

After the process, the server is not configured properly, but I can run the mysql.exe file. Nevertheless, though I can create a DB, tables, users, etc, I cannot reach the server by any external application (installed in the same computer). I guess this is due to the incorrect configuration previously mentioned.

Soooo, after this long explanation... Can anybody help me? I have tried everything.

Thanks and best regards,

Fidel.

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Error installing: Unable to update security settings. Fidel - 05/16/2011 04:20AM
Re: Error installing: Unable to update security settings. Barry Galbraith 05/16/2011 11:12PM
Re: Error installing: Unable to update security settings. Fidel - 05/17/2011 03:43AM
Re: Error installing: Unable to update security settings. Barry Galbraith 05/18/2011 11:28PM
Re: Error installing: Unable to update security settings. Fidel - 05/19/2011 08:00AM
Re: Error installing: Unable to update security settings. Barry Galbraith 05/19/2011 07:45PM
Re: Error installing: Unable to update security settings. Fidel - 05/20/2011 03:47AM
Re: Error installing: Unable to update security settings. Barry Galbraith 05/20/2011 04:13AM
Re: Error installing: Unable to update security settings. Fidel - 05/20/2011 04:16AM
Re: Error installing: Unable to update security settings. Barry Galbraith 05/20/2011 04:19AM
Re: Error installing: Unable to update security settings. Fidel - 05/20/2011 04:29AM
Re: Error installing: Unable to update security settings. Barry Galbraith 05/20/2011 07:25AM
Re: Error installing: Unable to update security settings. techforums123 ds 05/19/2011 09:41AM
Re: Error installing: Unable to update security settings. Dave King 08/15/2011 08:05PM
Re: Error installing: Unable to update security settings. Iris Tracy 08/15/2011 08:43PM
Re: Error installing: Unable to update security settings. Dave King 08/15/2011 10:25PM
Re: Error installing: Unable to update security settings. Dave King 08/18/2011 09:53PM
Re: Error installing: Unable to update security settings. Henry Jennings 08/23/2011 04:48AM
Re: Error installing: Unable to update security settings. Dave King 08/23/2011 04:41PM
Re: Error installing: Unable to update security settings. Henry Jennings 08/25/2011 04:20AM
Re: Error installing: Unable to update security settings. Dave King 08/25/2011 01:14PM
Re: Error installing: Unable to update security settings. Sofia Fernandez 08/25/2011 06:13AM


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