How to install apache web server on window 7

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You can install Apache anywhere, such as a portable USB drive

But, in this scenario we install in C drive

Download latest version or your required Apache web server setup from site

Apache httpd for Microsoft Windows

 

Stable Release – Latest Version:

  • 2.4.25 (released 2016-12-20)

http://httpd.apache.org/download.cgi

Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 SP1 Redistributable Package (x86) or latest verion

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=5638

Install this setup

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Extract the file

We will install Apache in C:Apache2, so extract the ZIP file to the root of the C: drive

Apache can be installed anywhere on your system, but you will need to change the configuration file paths accordingly…

Configure Apache

Apache is configured with the text file in httpd.conf contained in the Apache > Apache24>conf folder. Open it with your favorite text editor or notepad.

There are several lines you should change for your production environment:

Change line

From

Define SRVROOT “/Apache24”

To

Define SRVROOT “C:/Apache24”

listen to all requests on port 80:

Listen :80

ServerName localhost:80

Change DocumentRoot

From

DocumentRoot “${SRVROOT}/htdocs”

<Directory “${SRVROOT}/htdocs”>

To

DocumentRoot “C:\Apache24\htdocs”

<Directory “C:\Apache24\htdocs”>

Then save your file .

Go to C:\Apache24\bin

And run the ApacheMonitor.exe file

Elfsight widgets for your website

Check Apache is running or not in task manager

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Open Apache Monitor

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If Apache service is running then green icon ,if not then red icon shows.

Now , test

localhost:80

Great Apache server started.

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