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What is the quick and easy way to install PHP and MySQL on IIS6?

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I tried and died miserably.  Is there a step by step for simple people like me to understand :)

I am just starting out in the WebDev field and am typically a network admin who has inherited the position by default
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Hi,

If you want to install PHP then  go through the following steps

1 download php installer from the following URL .http://www.php.net/downloads.php
2. download zip files also .
3. Now run php setup from the installer.
4. recommend path to install php is c:\php
5. now extract zip folder and copy paste all ext folder file to the c:\php\ext\
6. Go to c:\window\php.ini
7. and set the extension path in the following line

; Directory in which the loadable extensions (modules) reside.
extension_dir = "C:\PHP\ext\"

8. Save php.ini file
9. Go to IIS > website extension > allow php in extension.

check with the above step and update us if you are gfetting any error so i can assist you further.

MY SQL:

1.      Run My SQL Exe
2.      Select Custom option > select path : C:\MySQL
      
Configuration:

3.      Select Standard Option
4.      Select Server Machine
5.      Multi functional database
6.      Manual setting 100 user
7.      Tcp/ip Port 3306

8      download and Install My Sql Odbc 3.2 driver

let me know if we can be any further assistance.

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Sounds good.  I will try and let you know.  Thx
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Thanks for your help
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your welcome....
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