Why PHP seems to be not working


I pretend to work with PHP and MySQL, considering that I am new at this I have downloaded a AppServ 2.5.10 from this site:

I tried to run PHP phpinfo(); function from  a file in inetpub folder using http://localhost URL in order to be sure PHP is working correctly but nothing happens, I got an error message "500 Internal server error"

1. I have windows XP Pro.
2. I have Visual Studio 2008 installed. (I am ASP developer).
3. I have installed everything from AppServ except for Apache server.

Thanks in advance!
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NerdsOfTechTechnology ScientistCommented:
You need to install PHP ;)

NerdsOfTechTechnology ScientistCommented:
better yet you can install wampserver

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NerdsOfTechTechnology ScientistCommented:
that will give you Apache, MySQL, and PHP on Windows

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dimensionavAuthor Commented:
I have reinstalled the package mentioned before with apache and it worked!
dimensionavAuthor Commented:
I will accept your solution because is a good alternative option
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