How To Download Mysql Connector For Visual Studio C Sharp Project

How To Download Mysql Connector/NET For Visual Studio C# Project

This tutorial shows how to download mysql connector/NET for c# project. This connector can be added to visual studio project as a reference. Follow the following steps to download and extract mysql connector/NET to a folder on your Windows PC.

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How To Download Mysql Connector/NET For Visual Studio C# Project

Step 1 – Go to https://dev.mysql.com/downloads/connector/net/

Select .NET & Mono from the dropdown list. Then Click Download Button Next to Zip File.

How To Download Mysql Connector NET For Visual Studio C# Project
How To Download Mysql Connector NET For Visual Studio C# Project

Step 2 – Click “No Thanks, Just Start My Download”.

How To Download Mysql Connector NET For Visual Studio C# Project Zip
How To Download Mysql Connector NET For Visual Studio C# Project Zip

Step 3 – Click Open To Open mysql connector/NET automatically with winrar when the download completes.

How To Download Mysql Connector NET For Visual Studio C# Project Zip Download
How To Download Mysql Connector NET For Visual Studio C# Project Zip Download

Step 4 – Wait For The Download To Finish.

You can view the download progress by clicking the down arrow as shown in the screenshot below. Am Using Mozilla FireFox Browser.

How To Download Mysql Connector NET For Visual Studio C# Project - Downloading
How To Download Mysql Connector NET For Visual Studio C# Project – Downloading

Step 5 – When the download finishes, Zip file Opens Automatically In Winrar. This is because i chose that option before the download started.

How To Download Mysql Connector NET For Visual Studio C# Project - Download Complete
How To Download Mysql Connector NET For Visual Studio C# Project – Download Complete

Step 6 – Open any folder to check the files inside.

How To Download Mysql Connector NET For Visual Studio C# Project - File In Winrar
How To Download Mysql Connector NET For Visual Studio C# Project – File In Winrar

Step 7 – Select The Downloaded Zip file.

How To Download Mysql Connector NET For Visual Studio C# Project - Temp Folder
How To Download Mysql Connector NET For Visual Studio C# Project – Temp Folder

Step 8 – Right Click And Select Extract To A Folder.

How To Download Mysql Connector NET For Visual Studio C# Project - Extract To A Folder Inside Temp
How To Download Mysql Connector NET For Visual Studio C# Project – Extract To A Folder Inside Temp

Step 9 – The files are extracted to specified folder.

How To Download Mysql Connector NET For Visual Studio C# Project - Extracted To A Folder
How To Download Mysql Connector NET For Visual Studio C# Project – Extracted To A Folder

step 10 – If you extracted the files in temp folder, copy them to another location because this is a temporary folder. Anything stored here gets deleted in case you wipe your PC. (With softwares like CCleaner).

How To Download Mysql Connector NET For Visual Studio C# Project - Copy Folder To Desired Location
How To Download Mysql Connector NET For Visual Studio C# Project – Copy Folder To Desired Location

Step 11 – Open the Folder where the files are stored.

How To Download Mysql Connector NET For Visual Studio C# Project - Open Folder From Desktop
How To Download Mysql Connector NET For Visual Studio C# Project – Open Folder From Desktop

Step 12 – Here you can see mysql.data.dll file. This is the file you add to your integrated development environment (IDE) like Visual Studio 2010.

How To Download Mysql Connector NET For Visual Studio C# Project - NET Connector File
How To Download Mysql Connector NET For Visual Studio C# Project – NET Connector File

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