WAMP Server configuration on XP

To install WAMP server on XP Machine is not easy while running lots of program in same machine. If you are facing same problem, here is solution.

Check your Apache server is running or not

  • goto Apache>Service
  • Start Service Clickable (Stop Service will be grey because it’s not running)

WHILE WAMP IS RUNNING

  • GOTO start>run>cmd
    type in netstat –aon
  • looking for a line with :80 as in the line belowTCP 0.0.0.0:80 0.0.0.0:0 LISTENING 4072
  • If you cannot find 4072 PID then lots of program using Port 80.Please check below
    • Disable Skype.
    • Disable NIS (Norton Internet Security).
    • Disable IIS (Internet Information Service).
    • Change your Firewall settings (Norton, McAfee, Windows,).
    • Turn-off all services that could use port 80.
    • Change the string “Listen 80” in the httpd.conf files to something else.
    • Re-install WAMP without the PHP4 add-on.
    • Re-install WAMP without the MySQL add-on.
    • Re-install WAMP alone many times.
    • Re-boot Windows many times.
  • Type telnet localhost 80 on command prompt.

See list of open port information

  • Go to Start Menu & open RUN.
  • In RUN write “cmd” & press Enter.
  • After Opening Command Prompt type “netstat -an” & press Enter
  • & then it will show you all the listing of ports…!
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