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installation video - it’s not too complex, but the video steps you through it, anyway. I had this running in the background (although I had to pause a few times, since both download and install were slower than in the video. waaah!)
I had installed XAMPP on my WinXP box years ago -- 8 years, more? And just (2012.11) installed it on my Win7 laptop.
Windows (7 at least) with IIS installed and running on Port:80 (default) will step all over XAMPP and keep it from running.
I’ve used the notes @ Using XAMPP and IIS together – Easy Solution as pointers to solve the problem
After the core configs are modified, you can set up your site in
which should be something like
Options Indexes FollowSymLinks Includes ExecCGI
Allow from all
Probably located @
Adding records to the
hosts file is normal -- no reference to port is required
I haven’t actually used this. precisely.
Blissful testing of locally hosted sites - using a ServerAlias with a wildcard to handle multiple sites with a single virtual host.
easy solution -- modify ports for XAMPP