logo-dw

Go Back   Dreamweaver Club Forums > Hand Coders Forum > PHP
Register FAQ Members List Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-07-2012, 11:09 PM   #1
tony09uk
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 340
Default xampp wont start!

I have just re formatted my computer and installed xampp. After doing so APACH wont work the message is something like port[80] busy.

I don't have skye on my computer so that not the issue. I have tried to change the port by following a youtube video, but without luck.

Can someone please tell me where I can find a good tutorial to change the port or preferably how to find what program is using port 80 so I can change that or any other advice you may be able dispense
tony09uk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-08-2012, 07:50 PM   #2
davidj
davidj's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: The Toon (newcastle upon Tyne)
Posts: 8,256
Default

It could be IIS which is using port 80 so try and stop it in services and set it to manual

or

If you open your httpd.conf and change the following...

Listen 80

to...

Listen 8080

and

ServerName localhost:80

to...

ServerName localhost:8080

then restart services

you will need to reference all local sites using the following convension

localhost/site:8080
__________________
Would you like to learn PHP from me? Check out -> www.codezenith.co.uk
davidj is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-10-2012, 09:06 PM   #3
tony09uk
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 340
Default

I followed your advice and unfortunately it didn't work. so i reinstalled xampp and made sure I checked all the boxes i.e. apache, mysql, filezilla.

After the installiation was complete i went to the control panel and the only modules that were selected were mysql and filezilla. I checked the apache box and an alert popped up saying "Click OK to install the apache server" which I did. so im now wondering if it is not installing at all?
tony09uk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-10-2012, 10:32 PM   #4
tony09uk
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 340
Default

FINALLY!!!! after day 5 of doing this I have sorted it.

For anyone else suffering from this problem, I solved it by installing C++ 2008, it seems I had C++2005. I also found a helpful (although not for me) tutorial here
tony09uk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-10-2012, 10:33 PM   #5
tony09uk
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 340
Default

david J Thanks for your advice
tony09uk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-12-2012, 09:43 AM   #6
tony09uk
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 340
Default

Now i've got xampp running I would like it to start up when I open windows (thanks to the dawn of smart phones the only reason I come on my computer now is to code).

i have looked around and found alot of people advising that I check the SVC box next to the applicable service, which is fine and start required services when I select the xampp icon, but does not start xampp when I start up my computer. Is there an option to start xampp on starting windows, im using XP
tony09uk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-12-2012, 10:12 AM   #7
edbr
edbr's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Bali
Posts: 11,175
Default

did yu look in administration local services or maybe dragon to the start folder
__________________
If you're happy and you know it shake your meds!
different style links examples

Flight / Hotel search
Free script download
Bali Villas
edbr is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-12-2012, 11:25 AM   #8
davidj
davidj's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: The Toon (newcastle upon Tyne)
Posts: 8,256
Default

If you look in Services you should set mysqld, httpd to automatic. The Xampp consol is only an interface which you rarely need. As long as your dev environment is working you should be ok.
__________________
Would you like to learn PHP from me? Check out -> www.codezenith.co.uk
davidj is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 06:59 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2006 DreamweaverClub.com