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PHP Virtual Machine on a 64 Bit Host

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Ok I think I might no why my PHP is not working but I am unsure of how to fix it

I have a Hyper V Host running a Windows 2003 32 Bit Webserver and I am trying to install php onto it.

php errors with the following

%1 is not a valid Win32 application

which I believe to be a 64 bit error

would my theory about running on a 64 bit host agree to this and if so how do I get around it

John
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by:AielloJ
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pepps11976,

It appears you're trying to run a 64-bit PHP interpreter on a 32-bit server.  Check the PHP installer to see if it's 32-bit or 64-bit.  It appears you need the 32-bit version.

Best regards,

AielloJ
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by:pepps11976
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yes I have just checked and I have downloaded the 32 bit version
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by:Dave Baldwin
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There is a little more than just downloading it.  The easiest way on Windows is using the Microsoft Web Platform installer.  http://www.microsoft.com/web/platform/phponwindows.aspx
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by:pepps11976
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Hi Dave I have tried using the installer and I still get the same error
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by:Dave Baldwin
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Do you have IIS6 running?
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Configuring IIS to Run 32-bit Applications on 64-bit Windows (IIS 6.0)

See here http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/WindowsServer2003/Library/IIS/405f5bb5-87a3-43d2-8138-54b75db73aa1.mspx?mfr=true 

There is a menu of other items about IIS6 on the left.
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