Solved

MySql ODBC connector install error 126

Posted on 2014-02-12
4
4,287 Views
Last Modified: 2014-04-06
When I try to install the MySql ODBC connector I get error code 126. I've tried installing on a 32bit Windows Vista PC and on a 64bit Windows7 PC. On Win7 I've installed the Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable Package (x86) and still file myodbc5S.dll is missing.

Also tried copying C:\Windows\System32\msvcr100_clr0400.dll to C:\Windows\System32\msvcr100.dll as suggested here

Anyone got a fix for this please?
0
Comment
Question by:ncw
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 84

Assisted Solution

by:Scott McDaniel (Microsoft Access MVP - EE MVE )
Scott McDaniel (Microsoft Access MVP - EE MVE ) earned 200 total points
ID: 39854176
I don't believe the MSFT Visual C++ libraries include the installers for MySQL. Instead, you can download the installers here:

http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/connector/odbc/3.51.html#downloads

5.1 and 3.5 versions are available on that link.
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:ncw
ID: 39854216
@Scott: Like I say in my question, I've tried to install the Mysql ODBC connector (which yes I did download from the same place as your link) but it fails. The VC package is just a published workaround which has worked for some. I've now added a comment to a bug report.
 
I've already tried version 5.1 which gives the same error, v3.5 installs ok but MySql rejects the authentication method.
0
 
LVL 49

Accepted Solution

by:
Gustav Brock earned 300 total points
ID: 39854675
I had a similar issue with the .Net connector:

    http://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=66647

Look near the bottom. The solution(!) was to change the password.

/gustav
0
 
LVL 1

Author Closing Comment

by:ncw
ID: 39980979
I'm sorry I've not been able to retest yet, but EE need a response so I've accepted your comment as a solution without knowing whether it works.
0

Featured Post

PRTG Network Monitor: Intuitive Network Monitoring

Network Monitoring is essential to ensure that computer systems and network devices are running. Use PRTG to monitor LANs, servers, websites, applications and devices, bandwidth, virtual environments, remote systems, IoT, and many more. PRTG is easy to set up & use.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

I originally created this report in Crystal Reports 2008 where there is an option to underlay sections. I initially came across the problem in Access Reports where I was unable to run my border lines down through the entire page as I was using the P…
Preparing an email is something we should all take special care with – especially when the email is for somebody you may not know very well. The pressures of everyday working life stacked with a hectic office environment can make this a real challen…
Familiarize people with the process of utilizing SQL Server functions from within Microsoft Access. Microsoft Access is a very powerful client/server development tool. One of the SQL Server objects that you can interact with from within Microsoft Ac…
In Microsoft Access, learn how to use Dlookup and other domain aggregate functions and one method of specifying a string value within a string. Specify the first argument, which is the expression to be returned: Specify the second argument, which …

832 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question