[MS4W-Users] [ms4w-users] MS4W 3.0 beta7 available for testing and feedback

Jeff McKenna jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com
Sat Sep 5 11:22:32 EST 2009

MSulchan Darmawan wrote:
> I did this :
> 1. execute apache-uninstall.bat on c:\ms4w
> 2. rename c:\ms4w to c:\ms4w-old
> 3. extract the new ms4w to c:\ms4w
> 4. execute apache-install.bat on c:\ms4w
> and then the message came out :
> C:\ms4w>apache-install.bat  
> The system cannot execute the specified program.
> The service name is invalid.
> More help is available by typing NET HELPMSG 2185.
> Is it just me ? FYI, I run windows XP on VirtualBox.

I've done more testing on an XP virtual machine that does not have the 
Redistributable Package installed and I can replicate your error. 
Install this package and the error goes away: 

This will be added to the README for the next release, and you can add 
yourself to the ticket and comment/follow: 

Thanks for the feedback.


Jeff McKenna
FOSS4G Consulting and Training Services

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