Apache cannot start

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Apache cannot start

Postby arina amin » 16. December 2015 07:48

Hi, i encountered these errors when starting apache and mysql on the control panel.
Can anybody help why does this errors come out?

2:27:04 PM [main] Initializing Control Panel
2:27:04 PM [main] Windows Version: Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
2:27:04 PM [main] XAMPP Version: 5.6.15
2:27:04 PM [main] Control Panel Version: 3.2.2 [ Compiled: Nov 12th 2015 ]
2:27:04 PM [main] You are not running with administrator rights! This will work for
2:27:04 PM [main] most application stuff but whenever you do something with services
2:27:04 PM [main] there will be a security dialogue or things will break! So think
2:27:04 PM [main] about running this application with administrator rights!
2:27:04 PM [main] XAMPP Installation Directory: "c:\xampp\"
2:27:04 PM [main] Checking for prerequisites
2:27:05 PM [main] All prerequisites found
2:27:05 PM [main] Initializing Modules
2:27:05 PM [Apache] Problem detected!
2:27:05 PM [Apache] Port 80 in use by "Unable to open process" with PID 6972!
2:27:05 PM [Apache] Apache WILL NOT start without the configured ports free!
2:27:05 PM [Apache] You need to uninstall/disable/reconfigure the blocking application
2:27:05 PM [Apache] or reconfigure Apache and the Control Panel to listen on a different port
2:27:05 PM [Apache] Problem detected!
2:27:05 PM [Apache] Port 443 in use by "Unable to open process" with PID 6972!
2:27:05 PM [Apache] Apache WILL NOT start without the configured ports free!
2:27:05 PM [Apache] You need to uninstall/disable/reconfigure the blocking application
2:27:05 PM [Apache] or reconfigure Apache and the Control Panel to listen on a different port
2:27:05 PM [main] Starting Check-Timer
2:27:05 PM [main] Control Panel Ready
2:27:17 PM [Apache] Problem detected!
2:27:17 PM [Apache] Port 80 in use by "Unable to open process" with PID 6972!
2:27:17 PM [Apache] Apache WILL NOT start without the configured ports free!
2:27:17 PM [Apache] You need to uninstall/disable/reconfigure the blocking application
2:27:17 PM [Apache] or reconfigure Apache and the Control Panel to listen on a different port
2:27:17 PM [Apache] Problem detected!
2:27:17 PM [Apache] Port 443 in use by "Unable to open process" with PID 6972!
2:27:17 PM [Apache] Apache WILL NOT start without the configured ports free!
2:27:17 PM [Apache] You need to uninstall/disable/reconfigure the blocking application
2:27:17 PM [Apache] or reconfigure Apache and the Control Panel to listen on a different port
2:27:17 PM [Apache] Attempting to start Apache app...
2:27:17 PM [Apache] Status change detected: running
2:27:18 PM [Apache] Status change detected: stopped
2:27:18 PM [Apache] Error: Apache shutdown unexpectedly.
2:27:18 PM [Apache] This may be due to a blocked port, missing dependencies,
2:27:18 PM [Apache] improper privileges, a crash, or a shutdown by another method.
2:27:18 PM [Apache] Press the Logs button to view error logs and check
2:27:18 PM [Apache] the Windows Event Viewer for more clues
2:27:18 PM [Apache] If you need more help, copy and post this
2:27:18 PM [Apache] entire log window on the forums
2:27:18 PM [mysql] Attempting to start MySQL app...
2:27:18 PM [mysql] Status change detected: running
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Re: Apache cannot start

Postby dabluwt » 16. December 2015 15:24

It's easy, go to Xampp folder, search for Xampp Control Panel execute file then Right Mouse Click -> Run As Administrator. Done :)
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