Apache will not start

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Apache will not start

Postby leeaston » 17. March 2005 01:56

Hello, I uninstalled an old version of XAMPP and installed the latest version.
Now Apache will not start, I get:
Installing Apache2 as an Service
(OS 10048)Only one usage of each socket address (protocol/network address/port) is normally permitted. : make_sock: could not bind to address
no listening sockets available, shutting down
Unable to open logs
Now we Start Apache2 :)
The service name is invalid.

Any help, ideas would be very welcome. I'm out of my depth.

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Try stopping skype

Postby rbalassa » 17. March 2005 20:26


I had the same problem.

I downloaded the "Active ports" software to check which program was using ports 80 and 443. I noticed that skype was using them.

I then stopped skype, then try starting apache and it worked just fine.
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Postby leeaston » 17. March 2005 21:05

You dude. Working perfectly now. Thanks.
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