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May 11, 2007, 4:37 pm
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Recently, my PHP (5, as installed by the XAMPP package) stopped
working, and won't let me run locally-served PHP files in my web
I think (but I'm not sure) that the Apache web server is running
properly, but whenever I try to open a PHP file (for instance, by
opening http://localhost, which should take me to the XAMPP start/
admin page, index.php), my browsers are unable to run it, and only
prompt me to open or save it. If I chose open, the same prompt
Any ideas? I thought one possibility might be that I upgraded my
installation of McAfee Virus Scan recently, which I've heard can cause
problems with Apache.
Does this seem to be a problem with PHP, Apache, or both? Does this
sound like a possible symptom of the VirusScan issue?
Thanks very much for any insight you can provide.
Re: PHP not working with XAMPP (possible Virus Scan issue?)
well I wouldnt run antivirus and a webserver. (In fact no antiv or
firewall at all)
because it "suddenly" stopped working it could be anything quite
you are looking to make sure the line (in httpd-*.conf - *=xampp?)
loadmodule php5_module "/path/to/php5apache2_2.dll"
AddType application/x-httpd-php .php
look in the eventvwr, in the error.log and see if there are any