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Subject [users@httpd] Installing Apache as a Service When port 80 is already used.
Date Thu, 10 Jan 2008 18:06:36 GMT

I've downloaded the apache version 2.0.  When I run,
apache_2.0.61-win32-x86-openssl-0.9.7m.msi, I get to a point where it says: 
It says, "for all users, on port 80, as a service -- Recommended."  This is
a checkbox and selected by default.  

I want to install it on port 81 or any other port as a service, but I do not
have the option here to change the port.  My port 80 is already been used by
something (it shows up in netstat -a).

I do a custom install, but only change the directory to C:/Server.  

Then when the install program tries to install Apache as a service, I get
the following error message:
"An attempt was made to access a socket in a way forbidden by its access

Then I get the following message when it tries to execute the newly
installed service, The system cann find the file specified.  : No installed
serice named "Apache 2".

Is there any way around this problem?  Do I have to manually install Apache
as a service?  Is there a way to default that port 80 to port 81 or
something unused port?  

I've looked online, but all the site I found just say Click on Install as
Service on Port 80 and click next.

Any help would be greatly appreciated, thank you.

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