How to install phpMyAdmin in Windows 7

In this tutorial, we will teach you how to install mysql on windows. This tutorial will guide you on where to and how to download the setup file for mysql. It will guide you all the way till the end of the installation.

Step 1 – Download mysql

Before we teach you how to install mysql on windows, you’d have to download Mysql first.
In order to do so, log on to “” and download mysql for windows.

Download mysql for windows

Step 2 – Mysql Setup Wizard

Once the file has been downloaded, double click on the file and the installation wizard will open up.

Simply click on the next button in the splash screen to start with the installation. In the next window, you will be required to agree to the terms and conditions in order to proceed installing of mysql on windows.

Setup Wizard for Mysql

Step 3 – Choose setup type

Over there, you can choose the type of installation you want. For example, only installing the common programs, customizing which program should be installed or doing a complete installation. For this tutorial, we will be doing a typical installation.

Continue with typical installation

Step 4 – Complete installation

In the last window, simply click on the install button and the installation will start.
Once the installation is complete, tick on the checkbox titled “Launch the MySql Instance Configuration

Wizard” and click on “Finish” to close the installation wizard and finish installing mysql on windows.

Finish mysql installation

Step 5 –Mysql Instance Configuration Window

With that done, the MySql Instance Configuration Wizard window opens up. In the splash screen, simply

click on “Next” to continue with the process.

Mysql Configuration Wizard

Step 6 – Continue with Standard Configuration

In the configuration type, switch to the “Standard Configuration” option and click on “Next” to move to the next step.

Choose standard configuration

Step 7 – Include Bin directory

Over here, simply tick on the checkbox titled “Include Bin Directory in Windows Path” and click on the “Next” button.

Include Bin Directory in windows path

Step 8 – Set root password

In the security option, type the root password which you want to keep. You will need to retype the password once more for confirmation before moving on to the next step.

Insert Root password

Step 9 – Complete mysql configuration

Now simply click on execute. Once the processing has been completed, click on the finish button to close the wizard. With that done, mysql has been configured on your windows.

Finish mysql configuration

Step 10 – Restart Mysql service

Now open up the run command and type in services.msc. With that done, restart the MySQL” service for the changes to take effect. And that’s it.

Restart mysql to apply changes