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We have MySQL 5.5.58 sitting on a Windows 2008 R2 box.

I have downloaded the Installer from https://dev.mysql.com/downloads/mysql/ but nothing happens when I try and upgrade.

At the installer screen, I click on Upgrade and it says one of my products have upgrades available.

I click on catalog and it lists a bunch of Samples and Exercises.

Any suggestions?

Thanks

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  • MySQL 5.5 - EoL 2018 and Windows 2008 R2 - EoL 2020... why do you wish to do this? May 6 '21 at 12:19
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    I doubt that you can upgrade from 5.5.58 up to actual version directly. Test does 5.7.33 will upgrade, if true then perform 5.5.58->5.7.33->8.0.24, if not then 5.5.58->5.6.51->5.7.33->8.0.24.
    – Akina
    May 6 '21 at 12:24
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You have to follow the upgrade path and follow the upgrade insructions

From 5.5 to 5.6

https://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.6/en/upgrade-paths.html

rom 5.6 to 5.7

https://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.7/en/upgrade-paths.html

And finally from 5.7 to 8.0

https://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/8.0/en/upgrade-paths.html

Ther you will find also the upgrade instructions

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