HTTP Error 500.0 - Internal Server Error

I've been trying for a couple of days to get PHP working on my IIS 7 webserver. Windows 2008 Standard R2 SP1. I follow the instructions on downloading the non-thread safe zip and unpacked to C:\PHP
 - copied the php-production file to C:\Windows\php.ini
 - I did the following:
              Uncomment and set the key, cgi.force_redirect = 0
              Uncomment the key, fastcgi.impersonate = 1
              Uncomment and set the key, extension_dir to the ‘ext’ folder in the path PHP was             extracted to (i.e. ‘C:PHPext’).
               Set the key, date.timezone to the time zone of your server (the URL on the line above this key lists the accepted values).          
 - I added the application in FasCGI Settings
 - I a added the handler in Handler Mapping
 - I created phpinfo.php in ...inetpub\wwwroot and inserted the following code:
<?php phpinfo(): ?>

I tried to test in the browser by going to http://localhost/phpinfo.php

The instructions I used to set it all up are from the link below:
I have attached a copy of the php.ini file for review if it helps.

The problem I'm encountering is below:

HTTP Error 500.0 - Internal Server Error
C:\PHP\php-cgi.exe - The FastCGI process exited unexpectedly
Detailed Error Information
Module FastCgiModule
Notification ExecuteRequestHandler
Handler PHP
Error Code 0xc0000135
Requested URL http://localhost:80/phpinfo.php 
Physical Path C:\inetpub\wwwroot\phpinfo.php
Logon Method Anonymous
Logon User Anonymous

Can anyone help me figure out what I'm doing wrong?
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Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
I would suggest that you dump that and use the Microsoft Web Installer for PHP.  It has worked quite well for a number of people that had trouble with other methods.

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Emmanuel AdebayoGlobal Windows Infrastructure Engineer - ConsultantCommented:
dzacharczyk1Author Commented:
Thank you for your help. I was able to download the windows installer and it's working now.

David Z
Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
You're welcome, glad to help.
If anyone ever wants to fix this without using the MS installed, you can fix it by installing the VS C++ 2012 Redistributable.  You have to download the x86 version (unless you installed x64 PHP which as of this writing was considered "experimental").  

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