complete newbe.. Have apache..php mysql installed and running on local host.. need help?

I have the apache 2.2,  php 5.2 and mysql installed and it responds to php code correctly when saved on docs folder and opened in a browser.  I have obtained a complete auction style web site/script.  Have installed into apache docs folder? Not sure how to load the web site to make it work.  The script works in the demo site I obtained it nfrom.  I am running xp and need cons job set a every min. of every hour as well.  Don't know where to start.
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Can you clarify your last few statements?  It sounds like you are needing to set up a do what?
HapdaddyAuthor Commented:
I want to have the web site running on my local computer to learn the website in and out and make some changes before I put it on a dedicated server.  I have the web site sitting in a folder in the docs folder of apache.  Don't know how to "launch" the web site on my computer.
HapdaddyAuthor Commented:
Sorry, running apache in windows xp. not sure where to cons jobs are to adjust? in apache or windows task scheduler

Cron jpbs are linux specific. In XP you have to use Task Scheduler.


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what are the steps needed to get a web site loaded so apache local host will recognise it
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