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I've tried to install a newer version of the MySQL Connector .NET, namely 5.2.3 instead of the old 5.1.3 I had installed.
When trying to install 5.2.3, I got this error message:
Apparently the connector does not support upgrades from 5.1.x to 5.2.x. We should just remove the old one.
Here lies the problem: when I tried removing the old 5.1.3, I got a weird error of …