Accessing MySQL on VB.NET using MySQL Connector/Net, Part 5: Install MySQL Connector Net

This entry is part 5 of 8 in the series Accessing MySQL on VB.NET

From last 4 parts, I have prepared MySQL Server with sample database. I’ve done on a database PC. Next, I’ll move to a development PC. Assume that I have already installed Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 already. Now I need to download and install MySQL Connector/Net 5.2 on a Development PC which is a library for connect to MySQL Server from .NET Application.

Install MySQL Connector Net 5.2.5

  1. Download MySQL Connector/Net 5.2 from mysql.com.
  2. Extract the downloaded file “mysql-connector-net-5.2.5.zip” on a Development PC.
  3. Execute the downloaded file “MySql.Data.msi”. On Setup Welcome Screen, click Next.
    Execute MySql.Data.msi
  4. On Choose Setup Type, click on Typical.
    Choose Typical Installation
  5. On Ready to install MySQL Connector Net 5.2.5, click Install.
    Install MySQL Connector Net 5.2.5
  6. When Setup has completed, click Finish.
    Finish Setup
  7. You can view the document of MySQL Connector Net 5.2.5 from Start -> Programs -> MySQL -> MySQL Connector Net 5.2.5 -> Documentation.
    Documentation
  8. This is the screen shot of documentation.
    Document Screen Shot
Series Navigation<< Accessing MySQL on VB.NET using MySQL Connector/Net, Part 4: Create & Grant MySQL User AccountAccessing MySQL on VB.NET using MySQL Connector/Net, Part 6: Create Connection >>

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