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How do i connect MySQL on Visual Studio

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Hi Experts ,

I want to connect to MySQL to the visual studio to my project and i tried with the following Video link as Guidance Youtube Video . But while installing the MySQL  connector and MySQL Installer from this link http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/installer/ . still am not able to see MySQL on my Server Explorer Data List . Please let me know am done anything wrong .
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by:Dave Baldwin
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Your link is for the MySQL Server install which does not include all the drivers for different programs.  You need the ODBC driver for it to show up on that list.  However, you probably want the .NET connector to use in your program and it won't show up on that list at all because it is not an ODBC driver.  http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/connector/
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Hi Dave ,

So we need to install ODBC for that . Is that rite Dave
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Not completely.  The ODBC driver is a generic driver.  The .NET driver is one that can be compiled into your .NET application.  The ODBC driver will show up in the Data Source window where it can be used by any program that uses ODBC.  The .NET driver will not show up there because is not a stand-alone driver but one that is compiled into your program.
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