Written Instructions

1.) If you need to reference the database name, open the MySQL Command Line Client and type - show databases;

2.) Open the Windows command prompt and navigate to the MySQL installation folder that contacts the following executable files:
      - mysqldump.exe
      - mysql.exe

3.) To backup the database, type the following - mysqldump -u username -p databasename > path\backupfilename.sql

4.) To restore the database, type the following - mysql -u username -p databasename < path\backupfilename.sql
      Note: If the database you are restoring no longer exists, you need to recreate it by typing the following into the MySQL Command Line - create database databasename;

5.) To confirm, open the MySQL Command Line Client and type - use databasename, and then type - show tables;

6.) Confirm that the tables match up