nutkenz wrote:stuff I've tried:
-netstat command: no other services are using ports 443 or 80
-running Apache as a service
- reinstalling xampp
Lucky you! I can't get that far.
But be aware that Vista has some delicate tuning built in. You are probably getting the same message about Explorer - if the OS doesn't get a signal pronto, it decides its an error...
I have XAMPP on a thumb drive, and we are not getting too far at present