I use the MySQL System Tray Monitor.
It allows you to start and stop your mySQL engine whenever you like.
It also allows you to set the serer to a "manual" start, so it doesn't
start itself each time you restart Windows.
Does that help?
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Geoffrey Zhu [mailto:zyzhu2000@stripped]
>> Sent: domingo, 8 de Junho de 2008 9:07
>> To: win32@stripped
>> Subject: How to start mysql process on demand?
>> Hello Everyone,
>> Is there any way to not to start the MySQL server as a Windows service,
>> to start it as a regular process when I actually need it?
>> Here is the situation. The target computer does not need MySQL 90% of
>> time. It is only needed when my program is used. So if there is a way
>> have my program start MySQL on demand, it will be great.
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