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From Bradley Giesbrecht <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Not Sure If This Is An Appache Problem Or a PHP problem
Date Fri, 26 Sep 2008 15:01:43 GMT

On Sep 25, 2008, at 9:57 PM, Xpert Advice wrote:

> grrrrrrrr  Ok that didnt work either.  Moved it again to the windows  
> directory and restarted everything and still nothing.  This must be  
> a bad trick that my computer is playing on me.  Does it have  
> anything to do with windows vista?  And yes I finally turned off the  
> user account control.  Im pasting the original message below in case  
> we missed something.
> Hello,
> I am trying to test that php is working properly with apache and  
> with mysql and I keep getting the following error:
> Fatal error: Call to undefined function mysqli_connect() in C: 
> \Apache2.2\htdocs\mysql_up.php on line 13
> Now I have done absolutely everything that I have read in all of  
> these forums and it still is not working.  Below is a list of all  
> that I have done so far:
>    1.  Addded PHP to the windows path by going to "Advanced System  
> Settings" and adding C:/php to the path.
>    2.  The php.ini file is currently located at c:/php/php.ini
>    3.  I have tried moving the php.ini file to the windows folder of  
> my computer that didnt work.
>    4.  I have removed the restrictive comment from the extension  
> php_mysqli.dll
>   5.  I have re started apache several times.
>   6.  Php in itself does seem to be working because I did create a  
> test php page and below is what shows up on that page.  From what I  
> have read the fact that the loadedconfiguration file section is  
> blank means that my computer is not able to locate the php.ini file  
> but i honestly have no clue where else to put it because i've tried  
> copying it everywhere to no avail.
> Please help if you can.  Below is what I got from a test page when i  
> tested php alone on apache...however when i try to test if all three  
> are working i get the above error.
> Tianja Samuel-George
> President
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: "William A. Rowe, Jr." <>
> To:
> Sent: Friday, September 26, 2008 12:40:15 AM
> Subject: Re: [users@httpd] Not Sure If This Is An Appache Problem Or  
> a PHP problem
> Xpert Advice wrote:
> > Ok time to start banging my head against the wall.  So I turned  
> off the
> > user account controls and tried everything again...still didnt work.
> > when i run the test page im still getting this:
> >
> > Configuration File (php.ini) Path     C:\Windows
> >
> > Loaded Configuration File     (none)
> It went poof.  It was actually stored in your account and only  
> appeared to
> be in c:\windows.  NOW put a php.ini in there.

This looks like a good vista walk-through for you.

Hint, read the comments if you have problems.

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