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MySQL is not recognized as an internal or external command

I assume that you already have installed MySQL on your Windows operating system and you are trying to access it through command prompt or PowerShell and you are getting this message MySQL is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file. 

I completely understand why you are getting this message. Basically, we need to add MySQL to the systems variable path.

To add MySQL to the system’s variable path, we need to locate the Bin folder in MySQL installation directory and then add it to the system’s variable path.

 Alright let’s do it

Watch me fix – MySQL is not recognized as an internal or external command


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