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Installing MySQL Control Center 0.9.4.

MySQL Control Center is a graphical client to administer MySQL and data.

Operating system used
Windows XP Home Edition Version 5.1 SP 2

Software prerequisites
MySQL 3.23 or higher

  1. Download and unzip from:

  2. Execute setup.exe to install MySQL Control Center on your computer.

  3. Select the destination folder "mysqlcc", e.g.: C:\Tools\mysqlcc

  4. Start MySQL server (if not started already):

  5. Start MySQL Control Center.

    MySQL control center

  6. The SQL queries are default limited to 1000 records. You can change this as follow:

    • Right click the server and select edit.

      MySQL control center edit

    • The General tab is displayed.

      MySQL control center general tab

    • Select tab "MySQL Options" and increase the value "Automatically limit SELECT queries to".

      MySQL control center options tab