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Error "Error 1918. Error installing ODBC driver MySQL ODBC 5.3 ANSI Driver, ODBC error 13" Installing MySQL ODBC Connector


Published: 22 Mar 2016
Last Modified Date: 30 Jun 2017

Issue

When installing the MySQL ODBC Connector, the following error might occur:

Error 1918. Error installing ODBC driver MySQL ODBC 5.3 ANSI Driver, ODBC error 13: The setup routines for the MySQL ODBC 5.3 ANSI Driver ODBC driver could not be loaded due to system error code 126: the specified module could not be found - Reinstall MS Visual 2013 C++

Environment

Tableau Server

Cause

In order to successfully install the MySQL ODBC Driver, the Microsoft Visual 2013 C++ redistributable packages must also be installed.
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