Error "Error 1918. Error installing ODBC driver MySQL 8.0 ANSI Driver, ODBC Error 13" When Installing MySQL Driver 8.0.19 For Tableau Desktop

Published: 14 Feb 2020
Last Modified Date: 08 Jul 2022


When installing MySQL Driver version 8.0.19 for Tableau Desktop, the following error appears:

Error 1918. Error installing ODBC driver MySQL ODBC 8.0 ANSI Driver, error 13: The setup routines for the MySQL ODBC 8.0 ANSI Driver ODBC driver could not be loaded due to system error code 126.


  • Tableau Desktop
  • Tableau Server
  • MySQL


MySQL driver 8.0.19 and 8.0.20 appears to have issues installing correctly and working properly with Tableau Desktop, and MySQL driver 8.0.18 does not appear to have the same issues.
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