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unable to install on XAMP (4 posts)

  1. asimdeo
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    unable to install wordpress on xamp.
    other details are:
    OS=Windows 7
    XAMP Ver=1.7.1
    Wordpress Ver=3.4.2

    XAMP pages are loading...
    phpmyadmin pages are loading
    created wordpress database ...
    I have updated host and database details in wp-config.php

    /** The name of the database for WordPress */
    define('DB_NAME', 'wordpress');
    /** MySQL database username */
    define('DB_USER', 'root');
    /** MySQL database password */
    define('DB_PASSWORD', '');
    /** MySQL hostname */
    define('DB_HOST', 'localhost');
    /** Database Charset to use in creating database tables. */
    define('DB_CHARSET', 'utf8');
    /** The Database Collate type. Don't change this if in doubt. */
    define('DB_COLLATE', '');

    but still unable to load http://localhost/wordpress/wp-admin/install.php
    receiving below error

    Object not found!
    
    The requested URL was not found on this server. If you entered the URL manually please check your spelling and try again.
    
    If you think this is a server error, please contact the webmaster.
    
    Error 404
    
    localhost
    11/29/12 12:18:59
    Apache/2.2.11 (Win32) DAV/2 mod_ssl/2.2.11 OpenSSL/0.9.8i PHP/5.2.9
  2. howarddrive
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    long coding but i have one question why its gives Server error?

  3. shinjing
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Hi howarddrive,

    To installing WordPress on localhost, you shouldn't edit/create a new wp-config.php file (it will be generated automatically).

    So please extract a new WordPress to your htdocs folder then access it by url: localhost/wordpress

    it will displaying the install wizard, you can fill your DB information (username, password, db name) there

  4. Gainers
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Hi Shinjing

    I too have the similar challenge. Different as I did not do any manual entry to wp-config.php and I did not receive any error messages. My address bar reads...

    http://localhost/wordpress/wp-admin/install.php

    browser screen is blank

    OS=Win7 (up to date with all SP's and Updates)
    XAMP Ver=1.7.1 (No erreor during install or use)
    Wordpress Ver=3.4.2

    Thank you

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