Apache Not Starting (Win Server 2008) 1.7.7 [SOLVED]

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Apache Not Starting (Win Server 2008) 1.7.7 [SOLVED]

Postby sittal » 31. October 2011 22:02

Greetings! First off let me thank the Apache Friends team for making this software package, it has all of the tools I need to make a good web server quickly. I ran into some problems and after a lot of Googling, I feel like I need more help.

I have a fresh install of Server 2008, fully updated. I installed C++ 2008 and 2012, installed .Net 4.0, and Xampp 1.7.7.

I installed all three services during the Xampp setup and rebooted. I noticed the checkmark next to Apache is not present and the is no green bar like on MySQL and filezilla (after the reboot the green bar next to filezilla is no longer present). I hit the checkmark and ok on the prompt and start the service.

localhost does not resolve, have not installed anything else (especially IIS and Skype)

Just after install.

Just after reboot.

Event Viewer

Can anyone help me with this? I am at a loss at the moment. I just need to get apache to work :P

Thanks in advance.

Edit: saw a post in another thread about the beta control panel:


Edit2: Forgot to run it as admin.

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Re: Apache Not Starting (1.7.7)

Postby hackattack142 » 31. October 2011 22:20

You need to install the 32-bit VC++ Runtimes since that is what was used to compile Apache (It is not a problem having both 64-bit and 32-bit runtimes installed at the same time): http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/de ... px?id=5582
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Re: Apache Not Starting (1.7.7)

Postby sittal » 01. November 2011 13:29

you, sir, are a god among men.
that solved my problem.
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Re: Apache Not Starting (Win Server 2008) 1.7.7 [SOLVED]

Postby Sharley » 01. November 2011 13:33

sittal wrote:that solved my problem.
Thanks for the feedback. 8)

Good luck. :)
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