How to install MySQL 5.1 and Workbench Tools on Small Business Server 2011


This post is not a ConfigMgr related but because I’ve encountered problems during the installation of MySQL 5.1 at a client’s site and my research hasn’t yielded any results I share my experience and the resolution of the problem.

So while I was trying to install the x64 Installer of MySQL version 5.1.57 I was getting a message that it was installed successfully but the service of MySQL could not start, the log had the following message recorded:

“ Error: 0 : Install return code for product ‘MySQL Windows 5.1’ is Failure (The MySQL service cannot be started.)”

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