Configure Apache 2 on Windows With Prefork MPM

How do I configure Apache 2 on Windows so that it uses the Prefork MPM? The default installation of Apache 2.0.54 comes with mpm_winnt loaded, but not mpm_prefork. I want to run prefork because the current PHP installation file recommends using it, because some PHP libraries are not thread-safe. The Apache documentation doesn't seem to answer my question. I have Apache 2 running on Windows now, I just don't know how to change it to use the prefork MPM.
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AFAIK apache 2 prefork is only available on unix systems for Windows the mpm_winnt is only available threading model
congalabAuthor Commented:
OK, can you verify that information?
Only the winnt-mpm source seems to compile on windows and from the MPM.NAMING

The following MPMs currently exist:

  prefork ....... Multi  Process Model with Preforking (Apache 1.3)
  perchild ...... Multi  Process Model with Threading.
                  Constant number of processes, variable number of threads
                  each child process can have a different uid/gid.
  mpmt_os2 ...... Multi Process Model with Threading on OS/2
                  Constant number of processes, variable number of threads.
                  One acceptor thread per process, multiple workers threads.
  winnt ......... Single Process Model with Threading on Windows NT
  worker ........ Multi Process model with threads.  One acceptor thread,
                  multiple worker threads.
  netware ....... Multi-threaded MPM for Netware
  beos .......... Single Process Model with Threading on BeOS

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congalabAuthor Commented:
Thank you.
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