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I removed MySQL but there is still a service running. I stopped the service and ran SC Delete MySQL.

This is the error that I receive:

[SC] OpenService FAILED 5: 
Access is Denied    

OS: Windows 7 Professional

I am an Administrator.

Suggestions?

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You're most likely not running this command from an elevated command prompt. Click Start > type cmd into the search box > Right click on cmd.exe and select Run As Administrator. Try the command again.

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I have the same issue. I am running with elevated priveleges as you suggest. –  dmcgill50 Aug 29 '13 at 20:39

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