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    trouble starting apache at home!

    i installed mySQL and Apache but cannot start the service?! I stopped IIS on my computer and tested ports etc;

    why doesn't it work??!?

    I am running windows XP SP 2

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    What does this have to do with PHP? Either way, check your apache error log. It should be in C:/Program Files/Apache Group/logs/apache.log (or httpd.log)

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    thanks, I looked at the error logs and there is none recorded as of today's date just 3 months ago when i tried to install it so yeah I try and start the service and it says "The requested operation has failed!"

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    wild guess, do you have skype running? shut it down before starting apache.

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    nope!

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    httpd.exe -d debug (in the folder where the exe is located)
    When you run this form DOS box, what is the output?


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