The method for uninstalling MySQL Workbench depends on how you installed MySQL Workbench.
Removing MySQL Workbench After Installation Using the Installer Package
To uninstall MySQL Workbench, open the Control Panel and Choose Add or Remove Programs. Find the MySQL Workbench entry and choose the button. This will 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 manually remove some of the components, there is no command-line option for removing MySQL Workbench.
Removing the MySQL Workbench directory manually will not remove all the files belonging to MySQL Workbench.
Removing MySQL Workbench After Installation from the MySQL Installer
Open the MySQL Installer for Windows, click Remove MySQL Products, choose MySQL Workbench, and then .
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
where "C:\username\AppData\Roaming\" is the value of your
%AppData% 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 Snippets tab”.