Posted on 2012-04-04
I have just installed xampp on windows server 2008 64 bit machine (no exchange installed)
The installation completed without any errors
Mysql starts with no problem but the Apache server just refuses to start. I have changed to port to 888 in the httpd.conf file but when I try to start the server in the control manager, the message box tells me that it is trying to start on port 80 even though port 888 has been set up.
I have another server which has exactly the same OS and xampp installation and this message also appears but the server starts correctly. I presume this message is because of some hard coding somewhere.
Can someone please tell me why the server is just not starting - there are no error messages and the event viewer just tells me that the server could not start