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Re: Set up issues
Posted by: Peter Brawley
Date: July 18, 2021 09:08AM

What is your Windows version and is it 64-bit?

> had to download the prerequisite Visual Studio.

Unless you'll be using Visual Studio---doubtful since you're using Libre Base---you need the Visual C++ Redistributables for 2015, 107 and 2019; they're at https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/topic/the-latest-supported-visual-c-downloads-2647da03-1eea-4433-9aff-95f26a218cc0
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> it said I need to Install the MY SQL community server. Each attempt to do this leads me back to the MySQL workbench screen and I already have it .

The Community Server is a backend and does not need WB. WB is a frontend and needs the server. Let's see the exact error messages you're getting.

> The MY SQL server I understand needs at minimum to be set up
> as client only if wanting to use it locally only

Not sure how you got that impression, MySQL server is, um, a server.



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 07/18/2021 03:04PM by Peter Brawley.

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