This My SQL help page also gives more advanced users assistance in upgrading and running multiple versions of My SQL on a computer at the same time.
My SQL is an SQL based relational database management system (DBMS) that runs under a broad array of operating systems. The SQL commands discussed in this tutorial apply to My SQL operating under all operating systems.
It does not bring the window to the foreground of the open windows.
We'll be covering the installation of My SQL versions 5.0.51b, 4.1.16 as well as how to configure everything so they'll all be able to run on your system at the same time.
Plus, the data directories will be moved to another location in order to make backups easier.
If you intend to jump over a release series in your upgrade (e.g.: going straight from 4.0 to 5.0) you are strongly advised NOT to do so.
You should do the upgrade process one release series at a time (e.g.: go from 4.0 to 4.1, then to 5.0). That can be due to a typographical error in the name or value of a setting.
As always, I strongly suggest you read about any update prior to installation, especially updates carrying a less than ' Critical' rating, and have a current system and data backup available in case it's necessary to restore the system to a pre-patch condition.
, step by step, instructions on how to get started.
If you prefer to have the icons present but get tired of the generic names XP assigns, use the following method to easily change to something more personal or interesting.
Force New Internet Explorer Window for Launching Shortcuts - By default, when you click a web link in an internet aware program, and there is already an Internet Explorer window open, the web page appears in the open browser window instead of opening a new window.
To prevent saving the desktop configuration, implement this registry edit.
Rename Desktop System Icons - Windows XP gives you the ability to run a desktop devoid of system icons if that's your choice.
Usage: Log in to your computer using an account having Administrator privileges.