MySQL Connector/ODBC Install error code 126: The specified module could not be found

(Doc ID 2135195.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 18, 2017

Applies to:

MySQL Connectors - Version 5.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Why do I get this error while trying to install MySQL Connector/ODBC 5.2.x or 5.3.x?

Error 1918.Error installing ODBC driver MySQL ODBC 5.2 ANSI Driver, ODBC error 13: The setup routines for the MySQL ODBC 5.2 ANSI Driver ODBC driver could not be loaded due to system error code 126: The specified module could not be found. (C:\Program Files\MySQL\Connector ODBC 5.2\myodbc5S.dll).. Verify that the file MySQL ODBC 5.2 ANSI Driver exists and that you can access it.
 

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