Installing Wampserver in place of xammp server
Posted by: axiomcs78 (---.bstnma.fios.verizon.net)
Date: October 15, 2018 07:46PM

OS = Windows Server 2012 64-bit
Apache = 2.4.23 (in the list of services it says Win32 in parenthesis for this service)
Php = 5.6.24
MySQL = Ver 15.1 Distrib 10.1.16-MariaDB, for Win32 (AMD64)
Wampserver is not installed. I wish to install the latest Wampserver.


I need to update the php version, but the server presently has xampp which does not easily allow for the update of individual components. I am wondering if anyone can provide a set of steps for replacing xampp with WampServer. On top of this stack is running Joomla. Only Apache and Php and MySQL are being used thru xampp.

Thanks in advance.

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Re: Installing Wampserver in place of xammp server
Posted by: RiggsFolly (Moderator)
Date: October 15, 2018 11:09PM

1. Backup your databases and you site code.
2. Uninstall XAMPP
3. Install WAMPServer
4. Restore the databases and sites

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(Windows 10 Pro 64bit) (Wampserver 3.1.3 32bit & 64bit)
<Apache 2.4.29/2.2.31> <PHP 7.2/7.1/7.0/5.6/5.5/5.4> <MySQL 5.7.19/5.6.39/5.5.28>
<MariaDB 10.2.14> <phpMyAdmin4.8.1> <MySQL Workbench 6.3.10>

Read The Manuals Apache -- MySQL -- PHP -- phpMyAdmin
Get your Apache/MySQL/mariaDB/PHP ADDONs here from the WAMPServer alternate Repo
-X-X-X- Backup your MySQL databases regularly Here is How dont regret it later! Yes even when developing -X-X-X-

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