My Oracle Support Banner

Cannot Start or Stop MySQL Server From MySQL Notifier When Installed Using MySQL Installer (Doc ID 1952239.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 5.6 and later
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)


When attempting to start or stop MySQL Server from MySQL Notifier, the following error occurs:

The service MySQL56 failed the most recent status change request with the message

      The service mysql56 was not found in the Windows Services

If problem persists please restart MySQL Notifier.



Both MySQL Server and MySQL Notifier was installed at the same time using MySQL Installer.


To view full details, sign in with your My Oracle Support account.

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started!

In this Document

This document is being delivered to you via Oracle Support's Rapid Visibility (RaV) process and therefore has not been subject to an independent technical review.
My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a million knowledge articles and a vibrant support community of peers and Oracle experts.