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Cannot remotely administer MySQL installed on Windows 7

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I have Windows 7 Professional on Dell Vostro 230.

I installed MySql Server (mysql-5.1.52-winx64.msi) into MySQL directory. Configured MySQL and imported my app's database using MySQL Workbench.

I would like to remotely manage MySQL but cannot get MySQL Administrator on remote computer to connect.

I keep getting

MySQL Error Number 2003.
Can't connect to MySQL Server on 'host' (1060).
Ping to 'host' is successful.

From remote computer, I tried 'telnet [mysqlHost] 3306' but connection failed.

Research on question has gotten me nowhere.

Anyone have any ideas on how to solve this?
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It sounds like a windows firewall issue.  You can test this by just disabling the windows firewall temporarily and if that resolves the problem just add an exception allowing incoming requests on port 3306.
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by:Proud_Grandpa
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It turned out to be my antivirus/firewall.

The computer came preinstalled with TrendMicro Antivirus.

I checked the firewall settings but couldn't find anything.

So I uninstalled TrendMicro and installed the 64-bit client installer for Symantec Endpoint Protection, everything cleared up.

Thank you for your help.
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