Apache Will Not Start

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Apache Will Not Start

Postby iLambo » 31. July 2012 09:38

Hello, I am currently running the OS: Windows Server 2008 on my VPS. I installed Xampp but I cannot run Apache. It just will not startup.

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Diese Eingabeforderung nicht waehrend des Running beenden
Bitte erst bei einem gewollten Shutdown schliessen
Please close this command only for Shutdown
Apache 2 is starting ...
httpd.exe: Syntax error on line 456 of C:/xampp/apache/conf/httpd.conf: Syntax e
rror on line 17 of C:/xampp/apache/conf/extra/httpd-xampp.conf: Cannot load /xam
pp/php/php5ts.dll into server: The application has failed to start because its s
ide-by-side configuration is incorrect. Please see the application event log for
 more detail.

Apache konnte nicht gestartet werden
Apache could not be started
Press any key to continue . . .

That is what it says. I have no idea what to do. PLease help?
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Re: Apache Will Not Start

Postby JonB » 31. July 2012 13:45

Have you installed the proper C++ redistributable libraries??


If you have not, do so - then stop/restart the container/server/VM and test XAMPP again

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