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I am trying to delete the mysqld.exe file and it says:

The action can't be completed because the file is open in mysql

I've tried to end the process, but it is stuck on "Starting", so I can't do anything.

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Did you try restarting? Yeah, that's a stupid question but there are some things that only a reboot can fix. – Nathan Adams Oct 14 '12 at 20:28

Set the service to "Manual" or "Disabled" in services.msc and then restart your computer.

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