Install MySQL On Windows

Introduction 

 
Here are the steps to install MySQL Server on Windows Operating System.
  1. Download MySQL
  2. Install MySQL
  3. Set Path
  4. Basic commands.
Step 1 - Download MySQL
 
Download MySQL Installer,
 
download
Figure 1: MySQL Installer download page
 
On clicking the download button the following window will open.
 
download
Figure 2: Start Download
 
Click No thanks, just start my download. Downloading process will start.
 
Downloader
Figure 4: Downloader window
 
Click the Save File button. Now your file is downloaded.
 
Step 2 - Install MySQL
 
After downloading your Installer file the following window will open.
 
Installation
Figure 5: Installation window
 
In the above window click the Run button to start the Installation.
 
Downloads
Figure 6: Downloads the files
 
The Upgradation window will open
 
Installing
Figure 7: Installing begin
 
Click the Next button to proceed with the installation. If you already installed any MySQL, then click which product you want to upgrade or otherwise download your MySQL version 5.6.17.
 
Click the above link and download the MySQL version. After the download completes, click to open the file. The following window will open.
 
Setup
Figure 8: Setup Window
 
In this above window click Next to proceed with the installation.
 
In the next window click, I accept the license and terms checkbox and then click next to proceed.
 
typical
Figure 9: Setup Type window
 
Choose the type which one you want to Install. I will go with complete installation here.
 
Then click the Install button.
 
Installation
Figure 10: Installation Processed
 
finish
Figure 11: Setup Complete
 
After installation completed click the Finish button to complete the installation.
 
Step 3 - Set MySQL Path
 
After installation set the path for MySQL Directory.
 
Right-click - My Computer, Properties, then Advanced System Setting
 
Then the following window will open
 
System Properties
Figure 8: System Properties
 
In the above window choose Environment Variables.
 
The following window will open.
 
Environment Variable window
Figure 9: Environment Variable window
 
Double Click Path under System variables label
 
Path
Figure 10: Edit Path
 
The path is C:\Program Files\MySQL\MySQL Server 5.6\bin\;
 
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