Bug #101427 Unable to create a User or System DSN after installing 32 bit ODBC driver
Submitted: 2 Nov 2020 19:27 Modified: 4 Dec 2020 7:55
Reporter: Craig Allen Email Updates:
Status: No Feedback Impact on me:
None 
Category:Connector / ODBC Severity:S3 (Non-critical)
Version:8.0.21 OS:Microsoft Windows (Windows Server 2012)
Assigned to: MySQL Verification Team CPU Architecture:Any

[2 Nov 2020 19:27] Craig Allen
Description:
We have installed the following on Windows 2012 Server (as recommended)

1. Installed Visual C++ Redistributable 2019 (32-bit)
2. Installed mysql-connector-odbc-8.0.21-win32.msi
3. Rebooted Server

Results

Trying to create a user/system DSN (using ODBC Data Source Administrator (32-bit) and getting the following error message:

Connection failed specified driver could not be loaded due to system error 1114: A dynamic link library (DLL) initialization routine failed. (MySQL ODBC 8.0 Unicode Driver, C:\Program Files (x86)\MySQL\Connector ODBC 8.0\myodbc8w.dll)

How to repeat:
We have installed the following on Windows 2012 Server (as recommended)

1. Installed Visual C++ Redistributable 2019 (32-bit)
2. Installed mysql-connector-odbc-8.0.21-win32.msi
3. Rebooted Server

Results

Trying to create a user/system DSN (using ODBC Data Source Administrator (32-bit) and getting the following error message:

Connection failed specified driver could not be loaded due to system error 1114: A dynamic link library (DLL) initialization routine failed. (MySQL ODBC 8.0 Unicode Driver, C:\Program Files (x86)\MySQL\Connector ODBC 8.0\myodbc8w.dll)
[4 Nov 2020 7:55] MySQL Verification Team
Hello Craig Allen,

Thank you for the bug report.
Could you please try installing VC++ Redistributable 2017 as well? 

Regards,
Ashwini Patil
[5 Dec 2020 1:00] Bugs System
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