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From Craig Dunigan <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Apache no run on Windows Xp Sp2
Date Tue, 12 Apr 2005 23:58:17 GMT
On Tue, 12 Apr 2005, Carlos Arturo Trujillo Silva wrote:

> Hi, I have installed apache 2.0.52 on windows xp sp2, but when I try
> to run it no work.
> when I try on the browser localhost is lost.

I imagine you mean that the browser says that the host 'localhost' is not
found.  Since WinXP should by default come with a hosts file with 
localhost in it, I'd guess that the default WinXP firewall is preventing 
Apache from opening port 80.  Set your firewall to allow incoming 
connections on port 80, unless you've changed WinXP's hosts file for some 

Craig Dunigan
IS Technical Services Specialist (I don't know what it means, either)
Middleware - Enterprise Info Systems - Department of Info Technology
University of Wisconsin, Madison

opinions expressed are my own, not the University's

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