Installing or Updating Microsoft Visual C++
During the installation of MySQL 8.0.x on Windows you may see a message indicating that you need to install or update to the Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable package.
- If required this can be obtained as a free download from https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=48145.
- Click the Download button.
- Choose the x64 version if you have a 64-bit computer or the x86 if you have an older 32-bit computer.
- Continue an install the package.
- The return to the MySQL installation process.