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MySQL Server Installation On Windows Fails Using MySQL Installer - " The folder path '<folder_name>' contains an invalid character" (Doc ID 2851312.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 23, 2022

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 8.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

MySQL Server installation fails using the MySQL Installer, if the installation path have Chinese characters.


 

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Create directory E:\new房子land
2. Run MySQL Installer and select the previous directory

 

Changes

 

Cause

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