Bug #73525 Configuration Wizard fails on Install
Submitted: 10 Aug 2014 23:48 Modified: 11 Aug 2014 11:20
Reporter: James Murphy Email Updates:
Status: Unsupported Impact on me:
None 
Category:MySQL Server Severity:S1 (Critical)
Version:5.6.20 OS:Microsoft Windows (XP)
Assigned to: CPU Architecture:Any
Tags: access, configuration

[10 Aug 2014 23:48] James Murphy
Description:
Configuration Wizard fails on Install.  Configuration not set.

How to repeat:
Installing on Windows XP

install file downloaded: "mysql-installer-community-5.6.20.0.msi"

Removed older version before running

Setup Type:

Developer Default

Installation Path: C\:MySQL

Data Path C:\MySQL\mydata

Under MySQL Server Configuration added user localhost db admin with password

In Configuration Overview failed with red message

Last Error: Unable to update security settings. Access denied for user 'root'@localhost' (using password YES)

The Detail shows:

mysql-server-5.6-win32:6 - Looking for valid template
mysql-server-5.6-win32:12 - Found valid template.
mysql-server-5.6-win32:18 - Attempting to process template.
mysql-server-5.6-win32:25 - Processed template.
mysql-server-5.6-win32:31 - Attempting to configure service.
mysql-server-5.6-win32:37 - Configured service.
mysql-server-5.6-win32:43 - Attempting to start service.
mysql-server-5.6-win32:50 - Started service.
mysql-server-5.6-win32:56 - Adding firewall rule for MySQL56 on port 3306.
mysql-server-5.6-win32:62 - Successfully added firewall rule.
mysql-server-5.6-win32:68 - Attempting to update security settings.
mysql-server-5.6-win32:100 - Unable to update security settings. Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: YES)
mysql-server-5.6-win32:75 - Attempting to verify command-line client shortcut.
mysql-server-5.6-win32:100 - Failed to verify command-line client shortcut.
mysql-server-5.6-win32:81 - Attempting to Add New MySQL Users
mysql-server-5.6-win32:100 - Unable to add New Users. Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: YES)
mysql-server-5.6-win32:100 - Product configuration controller finished configuration.

On Samples and Examples 5.6.20 got:

mysql-server-5.6-win32:6 - Looking for valid template
mysql-server-5.6-win32:12 - Found valid template.
mysql-server-5.6-win32:18 - Attempting to process template.
mysql-server-5.6-win32:25 - Processed template.
mysql-server-5.6-win32:31 - Attempting to configure service.
mysql-server-5.6-win32:37 - Configured service.
mysql-server-5.6-win32:43 - Attempting to start service.
mysql-server-5.6-win32:50 - Started service.
mysql-server-5.6-win32:56 - Adding firewall rule for MySQL56 on port 3306.
mysql-server-5.6-win32:62 - Successfully added firewall rule.
mysql-server-5.6-win32:68 - Attempting to update security settings.
mysql-server-5.6-win32:100 - Unable to update security settings. Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: YES)
mysql-server-5.6-win32:75 - Attempting to verify command-line client shortcut.
mysql-server-5.6-win32:100 - Failed to verify command-line client shortcut.
mysql-server-5.6-win32:81 - Attempting to Add New MySQL Users
mysql-server-5.6-win32:100 - Unable to add New Users. Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: YES)
mysql-server-5.6-win32:100 - Product configuration controller finished configuration.
examples-5.6:10 - Checking if there are any features installed that need configuration.
examples-5.6:100 - Could not open connection to database
examples-5.6:100 - Product configuration controller finished configuration.

The program is useless as is.
[11 Aug 2014 11:20] MySQL Verification Team
Thank you for the bug report. MySQL Server 5.6.XX isn't supported for Windows XP:

http://www.mysql.com/support/supportedplatforms/database.html

Thanks.
[8 Jan 2015 20:25] lior graf
the same failure for me on windows 7.
uninstalled a previous version, re-installed the new version, and the configuration failed in the same manner