Seperatly Installed MySQL to be used in Wamp
Posted by: sandeep87 (137.59.66.---)
Date: September 02, 2018 09:18PM

Hello All,

I have installed MySQL in C:\Program Files\MySQL (using mysql-installer-web-community-


I have Installed WAMP 3.1.3 at G:\wamp ( which installed PHP,Apache,MySQL)

I Want to use the MySQL which is installed in C drive for WAMP instead of the MySQL installed by default in WAMP, is it possible ???

Please Help me out.

1 - Windows version used (Specify version number AND whether 32 or 64 bit) - Windows10 64 bit
2 - Version WampServer (Specify version number AND whether 32 or 64 bit) - WampServer64 (3.1.3)
3 - Apache Version - Apache 2.4.33
4 - PHP Version -PHP 5.6
5 - MySQL Version - Under Wamp Folder 5.7.21
5a - MariaDB version if applicable - MariaDB 10.2.14
6 - What color is the WampServer icon (in the notification area of the taskbar) - GREEN

7 - In the file c:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts, what are the active lines?
* Active means no # at the beginning of the line.
# localhost
::1 localhost

If the WampServer icon is green:

8 - Do you have access to localhost (Homepage WampServer)? Yes
8a - If so, is there an error message at the bottom of the page? No Error

9 - Do you have access to phpMyAdmin? Yes

10 - If you refer to an error message, please include the EXACT wording of the error in your post - No Error Message
11 - If you use an Antivirus and / or Firewall, please include the names of these - Avast
12 - What is the full path to the installation of WampServer G:\wamp\

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Re: Seperatly Installed MySQL to be used in Wamp
Posted by: Otomatic (Moderator)
Date: September 02, 2018 10:45PM


It is not possible to use a MySQL version not installed with Wampserver or as an addon.

Documentation Apache - Documentation PHP - Documentation MySQL - Wampserver install files & addons

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