If the path is not set you can also to to the Apache/bin dir and look for the apache.exe executable.  cd to the dir and run the apache -k start.



On 10/16/06, Kris Da San Martino <kdasanmartino@stockton.k12.ca.us> wrote:
Thanks for the tip. I'm having some issues getting the syntax correct
however. Here's the format that I'm using.
>apahe2 -k start

Kris

-----Original Message-----
From: jslive@gmail.com [mailto:jslive@gmail.com] On Behalf Of Joshua
Slive
Sent: Friday, October 13, 2006 10:34 AM
To: users@httpd.apache.org
Subject: Re: [users@httpd] Help in startup.

On 10/13/06, Kris Da San Martino <kdasanmartino@stockton.k12.ca.us>
wrote:

>    I'm getting an error when I try starting Apache 2.0.58 on my
Windows XP
> box.
>
> The program loaded fine but when I try starting it from in services
the
> following message is displayed.
>
> "Windows could not start the Apache2 on Local Computer, for more
> information, review the System Event Log. If this is a non-Microsoft
> service, contact the service vendor, and refer to service-specific
error
> code 1."
>
> After seeing this error message I checked the Event Viewer and did
find an
> error in the Systems event viewer.  It shows an EventID of 7024 and a
> description of "The Apache2 service terminated with service-specific
error
> 1(0x1)."
>
> I did take a look in the Apache log but did not see anything that
might help
> in resolving my problem.

Try running the httpd binary directly from the command prompt and see
what turns up on the prompt and in the error log.

Joshua.

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