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Should I remove MySQL Installer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,280
United States Rank #4,373
Reach 0.1730%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.18 days
565.66 days >
Average installed length: 297.21 days


VersionDistribution 5.13% 12.49% 9.03% 7.04% 12.05% 10.38% 0.94% 2.90% 6.48% 8.06% 1.91% 5.89% 4.84% 0.62% 4.02% 5.63% 1.38% 0.06% 0.21% 0.06% 0.12% 0.76%

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MySQL Installer

What is MySQL Installer?  (from Oracle)

MySQL Installer provides an easy to use, wizard-based installation experience for all your MySQL software needs. Included in the product are the latest versions of MySQL Server, All of our support connectors, Workbench and sample models, MySQL Notifier, MySQL for Excel and others.


MySQL Installer is a software program developed by Oracle. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named adobe air updater.exe. The setup package generally installs about 20 files and is usually about 208.13 MB (218,243,072 bytes). The installed file wexinstallerupdater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 35% of users of MySQL Installer come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: dev.mysql.com/downloads/installer
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\mysql\mysql installer\product cache
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{961DCD02-1A2C-4BAC-96C0-1E267E3EEBA2}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 208.13 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by MySQL Installer

Program executable:adobe air updater.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\common files\adobe air\versions\1.0\resources\adobe air updater.exe
Additional files:
  • mysqlinstaller.exe - MySQLInstaller
  • wexinstallerupdater.exe - WexInstallerUpdater
  • standardplugins.dll - StandardPlugins
  • wexinstaller.core.dll - WexInstaller.Core
  • interop.shell32.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'Shell32'.
  • mysql.data.dll
  • mysqlinstallerconsole.exe - MySQLInstallerConsole

How do I remove MySQL Installer?

You can uninstall MySQL Installer 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program MySQL Installer, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Installer.

Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.39%
Windows 10 32.12%
Windows XP 2.46%
Windows Vista 1.99%
Windows Server 2003 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.54%
Windows 7 Professional 19.83%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.36%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.56%
Windows 8.1 6.88%
Windows 8 Pro 3.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.79% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 34.79%
  France 4.73%
  Germany 4.65%
  India 4.36%
  Brazil 4.28%
  Italy 4.20%
  United Kingdom 4.06%
  Canada 3.07%
  Netherlands 2.11%
  Spain 1.76%
  Australia 1.55%
  Mexico 1.52%
  Belgium 1.31%
  MA 1.20%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.02%
Dell 24.13%
Acer 13.26%
ASUS 12.56%
Toshiba 6.09%
Lenovo 5.30%
Samsung 4.17%
Intel 1.69%
MSI 0.84%
Apple 0.61%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.39%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.03%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.03%
ASUS All Series 2.96%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.96%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 1.88%

About Oracle

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Publisher URL: www.oracle.com


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