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Should I remove MySQL Server?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #26,742
United States Rank #31,495
Reach 0.0068%


4.1.9 5.26%
4.1.7 7.37%
4.1.6 1.05%
4.1.22 40.00%
4.1.21 11.58%
4.1.20 1.05%
4.1.19 2.11%
4.1.18 1.05%
4.1.15 2.11%
4.1.14 6.32%
4.1.13a 3.16%
4.1.13 5.26%
4.1.12a 4.21%
4.1.12 1.05%
4.1.11 2.11%
4.1.10a 1.05%
4.1.10 5.26%

MySQL Server 4.1

What is MySQL Server?  (from MySQL AB)

MySQL Community Edition is a freely downloadable version of the world's most popular open source database that is supported by an active community of open source developers and enthusiasts. MySQL Cluster Community Edition is available as a separate download. The reason for this change is so that MySQL Cluster can provi...  Read more


MySQL Server 4.1 is a program developed by MySQL AB. The most used version is 4.1.22, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is mysql.exe. The software installer includes 33 files and is usually about 15.01 MB (15,738,880 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 25% of users of MySQL Server come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Taiwan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.mysql.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\mysql
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{FF2705ED-8734-417D-A854-4EA3F679CCC5}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 15.01 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by MySQL Server 4.1

Program executable:mysql.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\mysql\mysql server 4.1\bin\mysql.exe
Additional files:
  • libmysql.dll
  • my_print_defaults.exe
  • myisam_ftdump.exe
  • myisamchk.exe
  • myisamlog.exe
  • myisampack.exe
  • mysqladmin.exe
  • mysqlbinlog.exe
  • mysqlcheck.exe
  • mysqld-nt.exe
  • mysqldump.exe
  • mysqlimport.exe
  • mysqlshow.exe
  • mysqlshutdown.exe
  • mysqlwatch.exe
  • perror.exe
  • mysqlinstanceconfig.exe
  • mysqld.exe
  • mysqltest.exe
  • comp-err.exe
  • isamchk.exe
  • pack_isam.exe
  • replace.exe
  • mysqld-debug.exe
  • mysqld-max.exe
  • mysqld-max-nt.exe
  • mysql_client_test.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • mysqld-nt.exe runs as a service named 'MySQL' (MySQL).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • mysqld.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\MySQL\MySQL Server 4.1\bin\mysqld.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:28.9 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0003040494%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00013056%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00017349%
0.015104% average

How do I remove MySQL Server?

Quickly and completely remove MySQL Server 4.1 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall MySQL Server from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program MySQL Server 4.1, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove MySQL Server.

Win 7 (SP1) 39%
Win Vista (SP2) 4%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows XP 29.79%
Windows 8 15.96%
Windows Vista 4.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 29.03%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.43%
Windows 7 Professional 15.05%
Windows 7 Home Premium 13.98%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.30%
Windows 8.1 3.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

24.75% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 24.75%
  Germany 11.88%
  Taiwan 5.94%
  Indonesia 4.95%
  India 4.95%
  Italy 3.96%
  Mexico 2.97%
  Brazil 2.97%
  United Kingdom 2.97%
  France 2.97%
  Romania 2.97%
  Austria 1.98%
  Pakistan 1.98%
  Australia 1.98%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 21.43%
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
ASUS 12.86%
Acer 11.43%
Intel 7.14%
American Megatrends 7.14%
Toshiba 4.29%
Lenovo 2.86%
Apple 1.43%
Samsung 1.43%
Common models
ASUS All Series 2.53%
Anhoch Goliath XD605 1.27%
Toshiba NB520 1.27%
TOSHIBA Satellite L755D 1.27%
TOSHIBA Satellite A500 1.27%
HP ProBook 4540s 1.27%


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