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From chris <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Apache for local use only
Date Tue, 23 May 2006 03:25:06 GMT
On 5/23/06, Peter Schmitz <> wrote:
> Installation Question.
> ------------------------------
> I wish to try out PHP and MySQL on my Windows XP PC. I read that Apache is
> the way to go and one communicates with it as http://localhost/ to pick up
> HTML, etc on one's own PC.
> Hence I have downloaded the Apache Windows binaries as
> apache_2.2.2-win32-x86-no_ssl.msi and installed them.
> As more or less expected from the FAQ, it won't run because of "Port 80"
> conflicts. Perhaps with my PC-Cillin Firewall, or some other program.

I had this problem and it worked after rebooting, with no changes to
firewall or anything else.


> But:
> 1) I don't want to lose my virus protection/firewall facilities
> 2) I don't have a domain name for the internet anyway
> 3) I only want to access the server from my own computer
> What do I do next?
> Thanks
> Peter

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