cannot use localhost Server error! Error 500

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cannot use localhost Server error! Error 500

Postby kittiphum » 18. May 2015 12:55


my computer cannot use localhost
if i enter localhost/xampp have a meassage

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Server error!

The server encountered an internal error and was unable to complete your request. Either the server is overloaded or there was an error in a CGI script.

If you think this is a server error, please contact the webmaster.

Error 500

5/18/2015 6:48:50 PM
Apache/2.2.17 (Win32) mod_ssl/2.2.17 OpenSSL/0.9.8o PHP/5.3.4 mod_perl/2.0.4 Perl/v5.10.1

this is my error logs

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[Mon May 18 18:48:50 2015] [crit] [client] configuration error:  couldn't perform authentication. AuthType not set!: /xampp/

i don't know "AuthType not set!"
i install xampp in drive G

can you help me to fix it

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Re: cannot use localhost Server error! Error 500

Postby Nobbie » 18. May 2015 13:36

What did you before the crash? This is NOT a configuration "out of the box". It looks, as if you either have a file .htaccess in the htdocs folder (or in htdocs/xampp), which contains an invalid Authorization, or you edited the Apache configuration and entered similar invalid Authorization. You should remember, what you did before.

P.S.: As i found via Google, it looks as if you tried to install Wordpress into the xampp folder, that does not work due to insufficient rights. Did you install Wordpress?
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