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Should I remove MySQL Connector/ODBC w?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,159
United States Rank #15,823
Reach 0.0238%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.19 days
625.02 days >
Average installed length: 328.40 days


5.2.4 82.00%
5.2.3 0.65%
5.2.2 17.35%

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MySQL Connector/ODBC 5.2w

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What is MySQL Connector/ODBC w?  (from Oracle)

The MySQL Connector/ODBC is the name for the family of MySQL ODBC drivers (previously called MyODBC drivers) that provide access to a MySQL database using the industry standard Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) API. This reference covers Connector/ODBC 5.2, which includes the functionality of the Unicode driver and the...  Read more


MySQL Connector/ODBC 5.2w is a program developed by Oracle. The most used version is 5.2.4, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 12.24 MB (12,837,114 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 33% of users of MySQL Connector/ODBC w come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: dev.mysql.com/downloads/connector/odbc
Help link: forums.mysql.com/list.php?37
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\MySQL\Connector ODBC 5.2\Unicode\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{410BB59D-840E-4408-8D85-D74A0F7E113B}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 12.24 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by MySQL Connector/ODBC 5.2w

  • myodbc5S.dll - Connector/ODBC 5.2 (MySQL ODBC 5.2 Driver Setup Library)
  • myodbc5w.dll - MySQL ODBC 5.2(w) Driver
  • myodbc-installer.exe

How do I remove MySQL Connector/ODBC w?

Quickly and completely remove MySQL Connector/ODBC 5.2(w) from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall MySQL Connector/ODBC w from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program MySQL Connector/ODBC 5.2(w), click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove MySQL Connector/ODBC w.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.11%
Windows 10 27.11%
Windows XP 3.04%
Windows Vista 1.52%
Windows Server 2003 0.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 23.31%
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.31%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.56%
Windows 8 Pro 5.45%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.23%
Windows 8.1 4.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.26% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 33.26%
  France 4.99%
  Germany 4.57%
  Brazil 4.16%
  United Kingdom 3.33%
  India 3.12%
  Italy 3.12%
  Mexico 2.91%
  MA 2.29%
  Belgium 2.29%
  Spain 2.08%
  Australia 1.87%
  Taiwan 1.66%
  Canada 1.66%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 29.00%
Hewlett-Packard 21.33%
Acer 14.67%
Toshiba 9.33%
ASUS 8.67%
Lenovo 3.33%
Samsung 2.33%
Intel 1.67%
Sony 1.67%
MSI 1.00%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.23%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.27%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.61%
Acer Aspire 5733 1.96%
Acer Aspire 5755G 1.96%
Dell Inspiron 1525 1.96%

About Oracle

Oracle specializes in developingcomputer hardware systems and enterprise software products such as database management systems.
Publisher URL: www.oracle.com


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