[MS4W-Users] installing ms4w on windows server 2008 R2
azitaparsa at gmail.com
Thu Sep 16 14:48:15 EST 2010
I have problems with installing ms4w version 3.0-beta11 on Windows Server
2008 R2. I have installed the same version of ms4w successfully on two
different computers with windows vista and 7 though.
I have installed Visual C++ 2008 sp1 redistributable package also, but It
Also when I click on php.exe at cgi-bin folder I get the same "side-by side"
I am newbie in running a server.The server that I am working on is a new
one. I didn't install any role or feature on it (IIS is not active.). At
httpd.conf file my listening port is 80
Here is the error in the logs/error:
"The application is failed to start because the side by side configuration
is incorrect. Please see the application event log"...
" Couldn't create child process:734001:php-cgi.exe"
" Couldn't spawn child process: C:/ms4w/Apache/phpcgi.exe"
This is what I get at event viewer:
Log Name: Application
Date: 9/16/2010 2:47:30 PM
Event ID: 33
Task Category: None
Activation context generation failed for "C:\ms4w\Apache\cgi-bin\php.exe".
could not be found. Please use sxstrace.exe for detailed diagnosis.
<Provider Name="SideBySide" />
<TimeCreated SystemTime="2010-09-16T18:47:30.000000000Z" />
I change the port No. to 8080 once to check if the problem is the port No.
In this case, there is no error at logs/error. the last thing that says
-Child process is running.
-Acquired the start mutex.
-starting 64 worker thread
-starting thread to listen on port 8080
This time when I type http://localhost/, it says IE cannot display the
Sorry for the long email. I am really desperate at this time. I have tried
whatever I could imagine of without any success.
Please Help me to figure out how to make it work.
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