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PHPINIDIR ignored in W7 Apache (WampServer)

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SAbboushiFlag for United States of America asked on
PHPApache Web ServerWindows 7
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I want Apache to load my php.ini file from a folder on my d: drive.

C:\wamp\bin\apache\Apache2.2.21\conf\httpd.conf
...
ServerRoot "c:/wamp/bin/apache/apache2.2.21"

PHPIniDir "d:\documents\Application Data\PHP\"
...

Restarting all services with the WampServer system tray icon displays a Green "W" with the above PHPIniDir statement.  But http://localhost/?phpinfo=1 shows:

Configuration File (php.ini) Path: C:\Windows

Loaded Configuration File: C:\wamp\bin\apache\Apache2.2.21\bin\php.ini


Tried other options, but didn't work either:

PHPIniDir "d:\documents\Application Data\PHP"
(no final "\") results in an orange "W" and http://localhost/?phpinfo=1 shows "Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage"

Same with:
PHPIniDir "d:/documents/Application Data/PHP/"
and
PHPIniDir "d:/documents/Application Data/PHP"

How can I get Apache to use d:\documents\Application Data\PHP\php.ini?

Thanks-
Sam

W7 64, IE9
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