Sharley wrote:Would you be so kind as to add your XAMPP version and Operating System to your profile as per these instructions and associated information:
So now you are trying to install and use XAMPP 1.7.7 is that correct?i deleted everything and reinstalled the new version
Sharley wrote:So now you are trying to install and use XAMPP 1.7.7 is that correct?i deleted everything and reinstalled the new version
You may have to log into Vista as an administrator to work with XAMPP.
Right clicking on files and selecting to run as an admin may also help.
You may like to also try uninstalling/installing using a different method by downloading the zip or 7zip version found in these instructions:
The zip or 7zip archive files for a particulat version can be found here:
If you look in the xampp\apache\logs folder and find there are no log files after trying to start Apache in 1.7.7 then you could be missing the VC9 runtime file.
XAMPP for Windows 1.7.7 is compiled using VC9 (Visual C++ SP1) and so the runtime file (Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 SP1 Redistributable Package (x86)) is needed and can be downloaded then installed using this Microsoft link which also contains full information:
Sharley wrote:Try these posts and see if there is a solution for you, remember that simply stopping IIS is not enough, you have to disable it and there are links to instruction how to do this.
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