What is mysqld-opt.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the mysqld-opt.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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Mysqld-opt.exe file information

The process known as mysqld-opt.exe belongs to software MySQL Servers and Clients by unknown.

Description: Mysqld-opt.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file mysqld-opt.exe is located in a folder listed in the Windows %PATH% environment variable (generally C:\). Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 2,248,704 bytes (20% of all occurrences), 8,144,896 bytes, 2,199,552 bytes, 6,094,848 bytes or 2,052,096 bytes. 
The software has no file description. The program is not visible. Mysqld-opt.exe is not a Windows core file. The application listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. Therefore the technical security rating is 58% dangerous, but you should also take into account the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you experience any issues with installation of mysqld-opt.exe, you can uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a ProgramMySQL Servers and Clients.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as mysqld-opt.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the mysqld-opt.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

This is MySQL daemon
  Rost Firsikov   (further information)
belongs to MySQL Administrator
part of mysql

Summary: Average user rating of mysqld-opt.exe: based on 3 votes with 3 user comments. 3 users think mysqld-opt.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application.

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Best practices for resolving mysqld-opt issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with mysqld-opt. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the mysqld-opt.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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