Changing Path to PHP


     I am using Windows Pro 7, Web Matrix 3, IIS Express 8. I have installed PHP v5.5 but when I execute:

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 it shows that the installed version is still PHP 5.3 !  I have selected PHPv5.5 in Web Matrix but I don't think it is recognizing it because driver errors.
I have attached a screen snap of the information.
How  and where do  I change this?
Thank you in advance....
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Tom ChadaraviciusSenior DeveloperCommented:
The php.ini nor its location will change the version of the PHP. It is the dll that runs PHP compiler and sets the version.

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you can try 2 ways let

Windows + R
cmd + enter

c:\>php --ini
c:\>php -i

i recommend download and install EasyPhp after installed you can have version right you choise or need it !

Best Regard

OverthereAuthor Commented:
Here is what worked:
The article was very helpful. I followed the instructions but it still did not resolve the problem. THEN, I realize while looking at the phpinfo printout, where it was "loading" the php.ini! It was loading from C:\Program Files (x86)\IIS Express\PHP\V.5.3. That being so I checked the folder.
And there was my folder for PHP 5.3 and 5.5. So, I stopped IIS Express, I renamed the PHP 5.3, made changes to the php.ini file in the folder PHP 5.5, restarted IIS Express and viola! I have version 5.
To ensure the results, I did a reboot of my computer, and tested each website that originally used
PHP 5.3. All of them worked correctly. I am using Web Matrix, so all I had to do was select the version of PHP 5.5  under the sites settings. And all is well now. Each site is working correctly.
I am splitting the points as I feel both of you deserve it. If this is not agreeable, please let me know.
I thank you both for responding. :)
OverthereAuthor Commented:
Got me going in the right direction! And have another good resource for php.
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