PHP installation

I have a 2008 box that I am trying to install php on. It keeps coming up with http 404 erro when i try to bring up a php page with just a phpinfo function in it. Can someone help me get PHP working? Thanks!
fishbowlstudiosAsked:
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ViRoguesCommented:
Have you tried viewing it from a different computer?
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fishbowlstudiosAuthor Commented:
Yes, I just tried and it does not show. I need help with the installation of php on win 2008.
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ViRoguesCommented:
These manuals may help with your installation.

http://www.php.net/manual/en/install.windows.php

Good luck!

 - ViRogues
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fishbowlstudiosAuthor Commented:
Can you provide more help than just copying and pasting a link?
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ViRoguesCommented:
Instead of using the phpinfo function to test if you have php, just try to install it via the binary file or the .zip package.

 - ViRogues
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fishbowlstudiosAuthor Commented:
I am now getting this error message: HTTP Error 500.0 - Internal Server Error Calling GetProcAddress on ISAPI filter "I:\Program Files\PHP\php5.dll" failed
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ViRoguesCommented:
What did you end up doing?
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fishbowlstudiosAuthor Commented:
I ended up using the zip file and register the mapping with iis and got this error.
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ViRoguesCommented:
Did you follow the directions carefully?

Maybe you should retry or select a different version of the PHP.
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fishbowlstudiosAuthor Commented:
So you don't know what the error message means?
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ViRoguesCommented:
Nope. I found this while looking it up though.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/942031
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Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
How are you trying to view the PHP file?
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fishbowlstudiosAuthor Commented:
I am trying to view php file via iis browse function. And the microsoft kb is not helpful. It just says to remove the file reference. :)
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Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
The phpinfo() file needs to be on a page on the web server that you can access with a web browser.  If PHP set up correctly to work with the web server, phpinfo() will generate an HTML page that tells you about all of the PHP settings.  PHP can also be used as a Command Line Interpreter.  It takes input from STDIN and outputs thru STDOUT and does not use the GUI.

Did you go to this page, http://windows.php.net/download/ , and read the comments in the left sidebar about version?
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Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
Accessing the PHP file thru with a web browser thru the web serverr is what triggers the PHP interpreter.  Accessing it as a file like c:\inetpub\www\phpinfo.php won't work.  You will only get the original text of the file.
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fishbowlstudiosAuthor Commented:
I was able to get the page phpinfo() to display by setting the handler mapping to execute.
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