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I am trying to install a WAMP on my laptop for work outside of my normal environment. My issue is i cannot get the WAMP to work and the icon is red, when i click on it i get an error.

I have done the following:
1. removed ALL items that may be on port 80, which included Skype and TeamViewer.
2. I installed Apache 1st, ran a check with my localhost and it displays "It Works"
3. Installed PHP from PHP's site
4. Installed MySQL's workbench with success.

I tried to install the 64 bit WAMP since im running a 64 bit OS on my laptop. This didnt work, so i installed EVERYTHING, and tried the same process but with the 32 bit, still no go. Suggestions on what to do or where to go. Ive searched all forums and web videos with no luck.

yes i also did unstall or set UAC to NONE, turned off my firewall and disabled the internet.
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You disabled the internet and want a web server to work? It works fine on my web server at home, ill check my settings when i get home later.
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You disabled the internet and want a web server to work? It works fine on my web server at home, ill check my settings when i get home later.

i disabled my internet while in the process of installation. it should still work by the localhost
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True. Did you setup the host file too?
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i got everything to work manually, i could never get WAMP to work. I was getting an error. Now im trying to figure out how when i go to my localhost and click on the folders it will display the site instead of the directory.
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post #6 of 13
It will if theres an index.htm or .php file.
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post #7 of 13
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i removed wamp and went with xampp. Fully operational now, so xampp sold me.
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post #8 of 13
Still think nothing is wrong with WAMP, but w/e works smile.gif
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post #9 of 13
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I could never get wamp to work
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post #10 of 13
Same problem and same solution. Still bothers me I never figured out what I did wrong with WAMP, but XAMPP has worked fine since installed, so I haven't spent too much time trying to figure out what was wrong.
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