I tried the ZIP version. It worked, I extracted it. I ran /xampp/apache/apache_installservice.bat
Installing Apache2.4 as an Service
Installing the Apache2.4 service
The Apache2.4 service is successfully installed.
Errors reported here must be corrected before the service can be started.
httpd: Syntax error on line 518 of C:/Documents and Settings/RAJAN/My Documents/
xampp2/xampp/apache/conf/httpd.conf: Syntax error on line 17 of C:/xampp/apache/
conf/extra/httpd-xampp.conf: Cannot load /xampp/php/php5ts.dll into server: The
specified module could not be found.
Now we Start Apache2.4
The Apache2.4 service is starting..
The Apache2.4 service could not be started.
A service specific error occurred: 1.
More help is available by typing NET HELPMSG 3547.
Could it be because I have multiple failed xampp installation directories with files in them?