Express installation

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Launch express installation

Express installation is possible if:

  • you have no any existing MySQL installation on the PC
  • you don't want to define special installation folder, port number
  • user name of your windows account doesn't contain space or special characters
  • Copy installer into the root directory of your PC
  • OS at least WIN7

In most case it is recommended for installation with new PC.

First extract the installation zip into a folder. Then launch "start-express-windows.bat" or "" depending on OS. During installation you have the option to install the MySQL or server or client, but in most case user installs all the 3 components.


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In case of installation under Linux the superuser password is asked. In case of Windows check if you have enough right to install applications. Contact your IT support.

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In most case check all the three components to install then click


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During installation progress bar indicates the status of installation.

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At the end of installation click "Finish".

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On your desktop (Windows and Linux too) you will find two shortcut icons. First start server and then follow instructions in First SIWENOID startup.

Uninstallation of SIWENOID

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First the MySQL instance has to be deleted. MySQL is running as a Windows service.

  • Stop "MySQL for Siwenoid" service in Windows control panel.
  • Use command prompt (run: cmd). Type in: sc delete "MySQL for Siwenoid"
  • Then delete the installation folder of server, client, and MySQL.

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