Would you like to learn how to install MySQL on Windows? This tutorial will show you how to install MySQL on Windows.

MySQL is a database management system, which uses the SQL language as the interface. It is currently one of the most popular database systems.

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Tutorial - MySQL Installation on Windows

First, you need to access the MySQL website and download the last version of the MySQL Community server.

In our example, we downloaded the software MySQL version 8.0.12.

MySQL download

Double-click the package to start the MySQL software installation.

MySQL Installation Windows

Select the Server installation option and click on the Next button.

MySQL Server installation

Select the Server computer configuration type and click on the Next button.

MySQL Type and Networking

Select the Strong password encryption option and click on the Next button.

MySQL Authentication method

Enter the MySQL root password and click on the Next button.

MySQl Accounts and Roles

Keep the default configuration and click on the Next button.

This will start the MySQL service at system startup.

MySQL Windows Service

Press Next, Next and Finish to complete the installation.

Let’s verify if the MySQL installation is working.

MySQL Summary

On the Windows server, click on the start menu and select the MySQL command line client.

Enter the MySQL root password.

MySQL Windows Command-line

Congratulations, you have installed MySQL on Windows.