How to install PHP in windows xp?
How to install and run PHP in windows?
How to install and run PHP and MySql in windows xp?
Nov 27th, 2008 14:33
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To install and run PHP in windows xp (and win 95, 98, me, 2000, NT4),
go to www.phpgeek.com and then download and install "PHPTRIAD". This
software will install the Apache server, MySql server and PHP in a
folder name "Apache" in your computer. The installer will also create
a program group icon. When you want to use PHP, you have to
start "Apache" and "MySql". But there is a little bug here(for win
xp). To start apache just click on the "start apache" inside PHPTRIAD
in the program menu. But do not use the "start MySql" to start the
MySql server, instead, start the MySql server by clicking
the "winmysqladmin" which is in the
Once both the Mysql and the Apache server are running, open your web
browser and in the address bar type "http://localhost" and you will
To write and test webpages, save the web pages in the
directory "c:\apache\htdocs" and then type the address in your
webbrowser as "http://localhost/your_file.php"
***I assumed that you have installed PHPTRIAD in your c: drive. If you
have installed it in another place, the specified paths above will be