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Re: Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: YES)
Posted by: Peter Brawley
Date: June 01, 2021 10:46PM

Yikes. Stop the server. Then in a cmd client run ...

mysqld --skip-grant-tables --datadir="C:\ProgramData\MySQL\MySQL Server 8.0\Data"

If that errors out, fix the error and try again. When it succeeds, the server is running, so it hangs.

Now in a second cmd window run mysql without authentication arguments (which is the whole point, remember?).

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