can't install XAMPP

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can't install XAMPP

Postby andia » 07. November 2008 21:41

hi every body,
i tried to install XAMPP, at the end of installation it gave me this error:
ports 80 or 443 (SSL) already in use installation apache2.2 failed.
i don't know what to do!!!
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Postby Sharley » 07. November 2008 23:29

You have another server running on those ports.

Usually the Windows server IIS - Internet Information Server, which can be disabled in your Windows Control Panel - then try and install again.

You could just download the 7Zip version and extract the files to a folder like C:\xampp then run the C:\xampp\xampp-portcheck.exe to find out what is running on port 80 and 443.

Or just ignore the Installation errors and after installation look for the xampp-portcheck.exe and run that file, again to see what is running on the ports that XAMPP requires exclusively.
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