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From Mario Brandt>
Subject AW: AW: Windows Vista support?
Date Wed, 02 May 2007 13:03:49 GMT

>Using Apache 1.x I had it running in a command prompt (i.e. just typing 
>"apache.exe"), but the service wouldn't start.
I never tried 1.x. For myself I think it is out of date.

>Using Apache 2.2.4, I can't start it either way so far.
>Do you actually have the server *running* on Vista, either as a service 
>or in a command prompt?

The apache is running as service. Maybe it is inportant that I have tested
that on
RC 2. Not on the final version of Vista.


Mario Brandt wrote:
> Hello,
> ---------------------------------
> Installing the Apache2.2 service
> (OS 5)Access is denied. : Failed to open the WinNT service manager
> Note the errors or messages above, and press the <ESC> key to exit. 
> ---------------------------------
> First off, the apache install tries to create the conf directories 
> and subsequent conf files as the install progresses. 
> Vista throws a fit and wont create the files, presum. due to permissions. 
> If you can, grab the configuration files from a different install and copy
> them across.
> Secondly, to install as a service you can do one of two things. 
> a) create a bat file with "httpd -k install" and "run as administrator" on
> this file. or 
> b) goto the command prompt and do runas /noprofile /user:pcname\user
> -k install" 
> Hope that helps!

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