WSASocket failed to open the inherited socket.

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WSASocket failed to open the inherited socket.

Postby freemanbob » 12. February 2012 13:26

Hi Guys,
just installled 1.7.7 and each time I start apache it stops almost imediatley after, it stops each time I click the admin button or open any browser, even when I open Command Promt.
I am running XP with service pk3 and I have changed the skype port to 8000, I have gone into Windows Firewall settings and added Apache as an exceptions.

This is the error log:
[Sun Feb 12 11:40:16 2012] [notice] Apache/2.2.21 (Win32) mod_ssl/2.2.21 OpenSSL/1.0.0e PHP/5.3.8 mod_perl/2.0.4 Perl/v5.10.1 configured -- resuming normal operations
[Sun Feb 12 11:40:16 2012] [notice] Server built: Sep 10 2011 11:34:11
[Sun Feb 12 11:40:16 2012] [notice] Parent: Created child process 164
[Sun Feb 12 11:40:21 2012] [notice] Digest: generating secret for digest authentication ...
[Sun Feb 12 11:40:21 2012] [notice] Digest: done
[Sun Feb 12 11:40:27 2012] [notice] Child 164: Child process is running
[Sun Feb 12 11:40:27 2012] [crit] (OS 10022)An invalid argument was supplied. : Child 164: setup_inherited_listeners(), WSASocket failed to open the inherited socket.
[Sun Feb 12 11:40:27 2012] [crit] Parent: child process exited with status 3 -- Aborting.

Any help greatly recieved.
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Re: WSASocket failed to open the inherited socket.

Postby Altrea » 12. February 2012 13:54

Hi freemanbob,

a similar problem was reported here: viewtopic.php?f=16&t=49824

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