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From "Boyle Owen" <Owen.Bo...@six-group.com>
Subject RE: [users@httpd] Trouble installing on windows 7
Date Thu, 07 Jan 2010 13:13:46 GMT
> -----Original Message-----
> From: William Foster [mailto:williamkf@gmail.com] 
> Sent: Thursday, January 07, 2010 5:07 AM
> To: users@httpd.apache.org; compaps@roadrunner.com
> Subject: Re: [users@httpd] Trouble installing on windows 7
> 
> Hi Wes,
> 
> Well it was a free copy, so no money to Microsoft on this one.
> 
> I figured out the issue.  There was a hidden dialog underneath the
> install shield dialog asking if I wanted to grant permission.  Once I
> discovered that and granted permission it installed fine.

This sounds like User Account Control - it appeared with Vista. You're going to get very familiar
with it if you are maintaining a Windows system ;-)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User_Account_Control

Rgds,
Owen Boyle
Disclaimer: Any disclaimer attached to this message may be ignored. 

> 
> Now I'm facing another issue.  I can get to localhost:80 but when I
> try to access from another computer inside the router, it does not
> work.  I wonder if port 80 is being blocked by default in Windows 7?
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> -William
> 
> 
> On Wed, Jan 6, 2010 at 7:52 PM, Wesley Stupar 
> <compaps@roadrunner.com> wrote:
> > Hi William,
> >
> > Sorry to say, I cannot help on this one. But for what 
> little solace it
> > is, I believe that Windows 7 is a sham and an affront to the user
> > community. It is simply an attempt to gather more money into the
> > Microsoft coffers. Have you considered Linux?
> >
> > Wes Stupar
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: William Foster [mailto:williamkf@gmail.com]
> > Sent: Wednesday, January 06, 2010 5:54 PM
> > To: users@httpd.apache.org
> > Subject: [users@httpd] Trouble installing on windows 7
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > I am trying to install Apache HTTP Server v2.2.14 on a machine
> > recently upgraded to Windows 7. Apache worked fine under Windows XP,
> > but when I go to install this in Windows 7, the install 
> script appears
> > to hang. In the install wizard dialog it states:
> >
> >  Installing Apache HTTP Server 2.2.14
> >  The program features you selected are being installed.
> >
> >  Please wait while the Installation Wizard installs Apache HTTP
> > Server 2.2.14. This may take several minutes.
> >
> >  Status:
> >
> >  <progress bar with thin sliver at left edge that makes no progress>
> >
> > I tried with and without openSSL support, both fail the same way.
> >
> > Is this install script known to work on Windows 7? If so, how do I
> > debug what is going wrong?
> >
> > Thanks.
> >
> > -William
> >
> > 
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