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From "Joshua Slive" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Apache on Win2K won't respond
Date Fri, 16 Mar 2007 00:10:57 GMT
On 3/15/07, Tom Donovan <> wrote:

> > Adding the "Win32DisableAcceptEx" directive (on the top level of the
> > apache config file) did the trick.  After a restart of the server,
> > everything started working just like it should.
> It's great that you are up and running, but a little disconcerting; since your symptoms
are not the
> ones that Win32DisableAcceptEx is supposed to fix in Win2k/Apache224.  I run this same
> and Apache always responds for me.  The Win32DisableAcceptEx just fixes the IP
address problem.

No, Win32DisableAcceptEx makes apache fall back to some less-advanced
networking routines. This can solve all sorts of problems,
particularly with buggy network drivers, software firewalls, virus
checkers and similar.


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