Saturday, January 26, 2013

XAMPP For Windows

1) Download XAMPP for Windows,

2) Unzip to Windows Root, i.e C:\

3) Right-Hand Click xampp-control, Select Run as Administrator.


1) If XAMPP is not installed at the root, you must run the setup_xampp.bat file in order for the XAMPP to reconfigure itself to new path.

2) Take note that PHP in this package needs the Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable package from Please ensure that the VC++ 2008 runtime libraries are installed on your system.

3) If XAMPP is installed to a PC running VMWARE, there may be a Port 443 Conflict issue, refer for troubleshooting.

4) Run Apache if you want to run a Web Server and PHP application.

5) If you want to run Java application, run Tomcat.

6) If you need a database server, run MySQL.