Apache is not starting. Pls.

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Apache is not starting. Pls.

Postby vipulgada » 10. March 2019 19:32

12:05:52 AM [main] Initializing Control Panel
12:05:52 AM [main] Windows Version: Home 64-bit
12:05:52 AM [main] XAMPP Version: 7.2.1
12:05:52 AM [main] Control Panel Version: 3.2.2 [ Compiled: Nov 12th 2015 ]
12:05:52 AM [main] You are not running with administrator rights! This will work for
12:05:52 AM [main] most application stuff but whenever you do something with services
12:05:52 AM [main] there will be a security dialogue or things will break! So think
12:05:52 AM [main] about running this application with administrator rights!
12:05:52 AM [main] XAMPP Installation Directory: "e:\xampp\"
12:05:52 AM [main] Checking for prerequisites
12:05:53 AM [main] All prerequisites found
12:05:53 AM [main] Initializing Modules
12:05:53 AM [main] Starting Check-Timer
12:05:53 AM [main] Control Panel Ready
12:05:56 AM [Apache] Attempting to start Apache app...
12:05:57 AM [Apache] Status change detected: running
12:05:59 AM [Apache] Status change detected: stopped
12:05:59 AM [Apache] Error: Apache shutdown unexpectedly.
12:05:59 AM [Apache] This may be due to a blocked port, missing dependencies,
12:05:59 AM [Apache] improper privileges, a crash, or a shutdown by another method.
12:05:59 AM [Apache] Press the Logs button to view error logs and check
12:05:59 AM [Apache] the Windows Event Viewer for more clues
12:05:59 AM [Apache] If you need more help, copy and post this
12:05:59 AM [Apache] entire log window on the forums
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Re: Apache is not starting. Pls.

Postby Altrea » 11. March 2019 11:49

Start here providing more information (apache_start.bat response, Apache error.log): [Q&A] Insufficient debug information - Apache starting issue
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Re: Apache is not starting. Pls.

Postby Beltran » 11. March 2019 12:49


Thanks for reporting it. We noticed this is an issue only reproducible in Windows 7 and we released a new version that fixes the issue. Please post if that solves your issue: 5.6.40-1 / 7.1.26-1 / 7.2.15-2 / 7.3.2-2

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