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From Lester Caine <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Apache for Windows won't start
Date Wed, 02 Sep 2009 07:44:57 GMT
John Oliver wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 01, 2009 at 06:12:47PM -0500, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
>> John Oliver wrote:
>>> So I installed 2.2.13 on W2K3 R2 Enterprise Edition SP2  When I try to
>>> start it, I get a message about error code 1, and there is nothing in
>>> the error.log  This is the first time I've tried to do this under
>>> Windows.  With Linux/UNIX, there would be *something* in the error_log.
>>> But here, I'm stuck.  How to proceed?
>> Windows Application Event Log (until there is a chance to open the log file)
> Ahh.
> It's complaining about not being able to bind to port 80.  Netstat
> doesn't show anything else listening on that port.  I poked around in
> the properties of the service, thinking maybe it's running as a
> non-privileged user, but no, it's running as SYSTEM.
> Next step? :-)

Disable IIS?
I seem to recall it 'hogs' port 80 even if it's not showing as running?

Lester Caine - G8HFL
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