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What is winmysqladmin.exe?

Winmysqladmin.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if winmysqladmin.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

Winmysqladmin.exe file information

The process known as Administrator Tool for Win32 belongs to software WinMySQLadmin or MySQL Servers and Clients by MySQL AB (www.mysql.com).

Description: Winmysqladmin.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file winmysqladmin.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 936,448 bytes (80% of all occurrences) or 1,167,872 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/winmysqladmin.exe.html 
There is an icon for this program on the taskbar next to the clock. Winmysqladmin.exe is not a Windows core file. Winmysqladmin.exe is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 19% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.
If you have any problems with winmysqladmin.exe, you might want to uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove programs > XAMPP or MySQL Servers and Clients).

Recommended: Identify winmysqladmin.exe related errors

If winmysqladmin.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings", the security rating is 22% dangerous. The file size is 936,448 bytes. The program has a visible window. The application starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders). It is not a Windows system file. Winmysqladmin.exe is able to record inputs.

External information from Paul Collins:

  • "WinMySQLadmin Tool" is not required to run at start up. Starts the MySQL database admin tool

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as winmysqladmin.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the winmysqladmin.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

Part of Mysql Database
This is the MySQL administration tool. Totally harmless (except that it uses memory). Only to be seen as harmful if you haven't installed MySQL on Windows. Check first if you have installed MySQL.
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if it gets an error, it keeps putting an error message onscreen, without stopping. pathetic, do not use

Summary: Average user rating of winmysqladmin.exe: based on 3 votes with 3 user comments.
2 users think winmysqladmin.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user suspects danger.

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