Windows Server 2012 MySQL Workbench Installation

In order to use WorkBench, the database must be available at the place where you installed it and MySQL Server must be installed for this. You can access the installation from this link.

We first link to the MySQL WorkBench download page, http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/workbench/

MySQL Downloads
MySQL Downloads

On the following page, click No thanks, just start my download link, you can sign up and download if you want.

Say Run to the incoming alert.

You’ll get a warning like the following, so keep saying OK because this application can’t work because Microsoft Visual C ++ 2013 Redistributable package is not installed.

MySQL Workbench 6.3 Installer
MySQL Workbench 6.3 Installer

Then click the Download Prerequisites button.

MySQL Workbench 6.3 CE
MySQL Workbench 6.3 CE

Take you to the Microsoft Visual C ++ 2013 Redistributable package download page,

MySQL Resources
MySQL Resources

Then click Microsoft Visual C ++ 2013 Redistributable to continue with Download.

Visual C++
Visual C++

I make my choice and continue with Next,

After clicking Allow once,

Click Run to start the installation.

Then accept the license agreement and click Install.

Microsoft Visual C++
Microsoft Visual C++

When the installation is successful, close it with Close.

Microsoft Visual C++ 2013
Microsoft Visual C++ 2013

Leave the WorkBench setup page with the name Finish, because we’ll do it again. We will run the WorkBench again with Run. If you don’t want to do all this, you can first install Microsoft Visual C ++ 2013 Redistributable and then install WorkBench. I go on in order to see all the steps.

MySQL Workbench 6.3-Setup Wizard
MySQL Workbench 6.3-Setup Wizard

After saying Run again, continue with Next.

After determining the installation location, continue with Next.

Next,

Then proceed by clicking Install.

Installation is done,

Then let’s run the program to terminate the process with Finish.

As you can see, the program was installed and worked. I have already installed MySQL server as you can see it brought.

MySQL Workbench
MySQL Workbench

One-click login and you can work.

And we’re connected.

I hope it has been a useful article.