The method for uninstalling MySQL Workbench depends on how you installed MySQL Workbench.
To uninstall MySQL Workbench, do one of the following:
From Apps., select and
Add or Remove Programs.
Select the MySQL Workbench entry and clickto remove MySQL Workbench.
If you installed MySQL Workbench using the Installer package, it is not possible to remove MySQL Workbench from the command line. Although you can remove some of the components manually, there is no command-line option for removing MySQL Workbench.
Removing the MySQL Workbench directory manually does not remove all of the files belonging to MySQL Workbench.
From the MySQL Installer dashboard, click
Removeto open the Select Products to Remove page.
Select MySQL Workbench (the status changes to
Ready to remove) and click .
Clickto uninstall all of the selected products.
Uninstalling MySQL Workbench does not remove your Workbench
configuration directory. This directory includes your MySQL
connections, configuration settings, cache files, SQL snippets
and history, logs, custom modules, and more. These files are
stored under your user's
By default, the Workbench configuration directory is
portion is the value of your
Windows system variable.
Also, uninstalling Workbench does not remove the
.mysqlworkbench schema that Workbench
creates when sharing SQL snippets across a MySQL connection.
For additional information about shared snippets, see
Section 8.1.5, “SQL Additions - Snippets Tab”.