Unable to Start Apache Server

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Unable to Start Apache Server

Postby Hassan Shafiq » 27. October 2018 09:25

Hi everyone,

While I try to start APACHE server through control panel in XAMPP 3.2.2, I face the following message and the server fails to start.
My operating system is Windows 7 Professional (SP1 - 64 Bit).

1:17:36 PM [main] Initializing Control Panel
1:17:36 PM [main] Windows Version: Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit
1:17:36 PM [main] XAMPP Version: 7.2.8
1:17:36 PM [main] Control Panel Version: 3.2.2 [ Compiled: Nov 12th 2015 ]
1:17:36 PM [main] Running with Administrator rights - good!
1:17:36 PM [main] XAMPP Installation Directory: "d:\xampp\"
1:17:36 PM [main] Checking for prerequisites
1:17:37 PM [main] All prerequisites found
1:17:37 PM [main] Initializing Modules
1:17:37 PM [mysql] XAMPP MySQL is already running on port 3306
1:17:37 PM [main] Starting Check-Timer
1:17:37 PM [main] Control Panel Ready
1:17:48 PM [Apache] Attempting to start Apache service...
1:17:49 PM [Apache] Status change detected: running
1:17:49 PM [Apache] Status change detected: stopped
1:17:49 PM [Apache] Error: Apache shutdown unexpectedly.
1:17:49 PM [Apache] This may be due to a blocked port, missing dependencies,
1:17:49 PM [Apache] improper privileges, a crash, or a shutdown by another method.
1:17:49 PM [Apache] Press the Logs button to view error logs and check
1:17:49 PM [Apache] the Windows Event Viewer for more clues
1:17:49 PM [Apache] If you need more help, copy and post this
1:17:49 PM [Apache] entire log window on the forums
Hassan Shafiq
Posts: 1
Joined: 27. October 2018 09:20
XAMPP version: 3.2.2
Operating System: Windows 7 Professional(64-Bit)

Re: Unable to Start Apache Server

Postby strom » 28. October 2018 20:01

Same happen to me now.
This is from system log:
Bad application name: httpd.exe, version:, timestamp: 0x59ec685f
Name of the wrong module: ntdll.dll, version: 10.0.17134.376, time stamp: 0x4358e406
Exception code: 0xc0000005
Error shift: 0x00042144
Bad process ID: 0x13c0
Run Time for the Bad Application: 0x01d46eebe335b7a1
The path to the wrong application: C: \ xampp \ apache \ bin \ httpd.exe
The path to the failing module: C: \ WINDOWS \ SYSTEM32 \ ntdll.dll
Message ID: 69d0086d-ef3c-4147-adb8-a35c405ef208
Full name of the missing package:
Application ID related to the wrong package:
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Operating System: Windows

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