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"shotbyshawn" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message news:email@example.com...
> Hi, I can't seem to install MySQL 5.0.27 on Vista for use with Flex/CF. To
> install Flex and CF, I was able to move my CD files onto the desktop and run in
> compatibility mode for XP/SP2 and the Run as Administrator...a little finicky
> but it worked.
> I can't do that with MySQL (msi installer) and when I try to do the
> compatibility and/or run as admin thing, neither option is available. I get
> through the basic install, then it won't run the configuration; from there, it
> just plain doesn't work.
> I read you need to have Visual Studio with SP1 so I jumped through them hoops
> (dumb!) but even that didn't work. I do, however, now have a whole bunch of MS
> Express software including MSSQL and Vis Studio Web...sigh...
> Vista came bundled with my Dell (no option to configure with XP Pro). I have
> available here XP Home and XP 64 (it's a Core 2 Duo machine and my server was
> running XP 64 till I upgraded to Server 2003 SBS). My entire reason for this
> computer is Flex/CF Development to be moved over to my server when the time is
> right. Would starting over with XP Home or XP 64 be a better option? If I had
> XP Pro, it would be a no-brainer...
> Any suggestions, or knowledge as to whether MySQL will work with this OS, or
> if I should reformat for XP Home or XP 64?
That worked perfectly. Thanks very much:) I think I like Vista, but only time will tell...it's very pernickity...