Izzy wrote:Look for the MySQL item in this post that may help.
http://community.apachefriends.org/f/viewtopi ... 772#113772
Other than that no error messages and not much else to go on for a solution.
What error message is returned when you try and start using the .\xampp\mysql_start.bat file?
What do you see when you run .\xampp\xampp-portcheck.exe file?
On Vista right click on these files and run as administrator if you have issues.
kraleigh wrote:... I just won't be able to use the port checker.
kraleigh wrote:I would hazard a guess that the reason my install failed was I installed over 1.6.2 without shuting down the apache and mysql services. I didn't see this written anywhere; if it isn't, may I suggest that it be placed on the download page
The same applies equally to Vista, an OS designed for protecting absolute computer/Internet beginners, but once you learn to master it, you will have a rewarding and satisfying experience.
(The links and text in this post are meant only as an example and as a seed for your own research and investigation and they come with my best wishes and good intent).
.\xampp\readme_en.txt file quote:
Step 5: XAMPP UNINSTALL? Simply remove the "xampp" Directory.
But before please shutdown the apache and mysql.
kraleigh wrote:I have mySQL and Apache running.
Currently I can't develop anything on my machine. My Dreamweaver is down. Right now I can only view files directly from htdocs as localhost.
G:/xampp/htdocs = http://localhost/
If I try to view files that are in a subfolder of htdocs then Vista acts like I am trying to download a file.
http://localhost/myFolder/ = G:/xampp/htdocs/myFolder/index.php is treated as unknown and vista wants to download it. If I choose to open the file then Vista runs a loop and hands me the option of downloading the file or opening it again through IE 6.
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