Acquia Dev Desktop 2 Cannot load libmysql.dll

Acquia Dev Desktop 2 Cannot load libmysql.dll

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ahatzih
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Acquia Dev Desktop 2 Cannot load libmysql.dll

There is a problem with Acquia Dev Desktop 2 that seems to happen quite so often.

After installation, Acquia Dev Desktop 2 cannot start and produces the error message
“Cannot load dll: C:\Program Files (x86)\DevDesktop\mysql\lib\libmysql.dll”.

This occurs even though the aforementioned file does exist in the location mentioned. It happens both on 64bit Windows 7 and 10 and various hardware configurations.

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walid@microprotechnology.com's picture
walid
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I can duplicate this issue on fresh install of Windows 10 64-bit on two separate machines with different hardware.

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pr33con
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I have this problem, can anybody help me out, please?

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goodmuyis
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First, you should know there are 32bit dll and 64bit dll separately.
you can download the 32bit of mysql from http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/mysql/
extract and copy it to "C:\Program Files (x86)\DevDesktop\mysql"

The problem is with the latest version's mysql of AcquiaDevDesktop-2-2017-11-13
I have an old version that works fine AcquiaDevDesktop-2-2015-11-22