tvgirl wrote:Hello - newbie here!
My OS is Windows XP Professional with SP3
I have downloaded XAMPP and it appears to have installed fine.
> I could get Apache to run so I went to ?>c:\xampp\apache\conf and opened httpd and ?>changed the ports from 80 to 8080 and the ?>servername to localhost:8080.
((( Never change anything that is working UNLESS you totally understand what problems your keypresses are going to cause and how to fix them )))
I then went into \extra and opened httpd-ssl and changed the ports etc there from 443 to 4430. I do have Skyper installed but have unticker the 'use ports 80 and 443'.
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If I go the XAMPP control panel and do a port check I get the following
Apache <HTTP> port 80 program C:\Windows\system32\inetsrv\inetinfo.exe. I get the same for Apache <HTTPS> save that the port number is 443. Port 8080 (which I specified as my local host etc above) is listed as being used by Tomcat, which I don't know anything about and which is not listed as active on my control panel.
Any ideas what I should do? I am new to this and have spent three days trying to download it - I need help in words of one syllable please!
Thanks in advance
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