Installing PHP Engine on Windows Systems

Q

How to install PHP engine on Windows systems?

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A
If you followed our Downloading PHP Engine tutorial, you can following this tutorial to install the PHP engine on your Windows system:

1. Unzip the downloaded file C:\temp\php-5.2.0-Win32.zip to a new directory C:\temp\php-5.2.0-Win32.

2. Move the directory C:\temp\php-5.2.0-Win32 to C:\Program Files\php-5.2.0-Win32.

You are done. No need to run any installation program. The PHP directory should look like:

 Directory of C:\Program Files\php-5.2.0-Win32

12/02/2006  12:29 PM  <DIR>      dev
12/02/2006  12:29 PM  <DIR>      ext
12/02/2006  12:29 PM  <DIR>      extras
12/02/2006  12:29 PM  <DIR>      PEAR
11/02/2006  12:41 PM      90,112 fribidi.dll
11/02/2006  12:41 PM     346,624 gds32.dll
11/02/2006  12:41 PM          90 go-pear.bat
11/02/2006  12:41 PM      91,451 install.txt
11/02/2006  12:41 PM     417,792 fdftk.dll
11/02/2006  12:41 PM     166,912 libmcrypt.dll
11/02/2006  12:41 PM     165,643 libmhash.dll
11/02/2006  12:41 PM   1,470,464 libmysql.dll
11/02/2006  12:41 PM     385,024 libswish-e.dll
11/02/2006  12:41 PM       3,286 license.txt
11/02/2006  12:41 PM      57,344 msql.dll
11/02/2006  12:41 PM     118,034 news.txt
11/02/2006  12:41 PM     278,800 ntwdblib.dll
11/02/2006  12:41 PM   1,093,632 libeay32.dll
11/02/2006  12:41 PM      36,921 php-cgi.exe
11/02/2006  12:41 PM      28,729 php-win.exe
11/02/2006  12:41 PM      28,725 php.exe
11/02/2006  12:41 PM       2,523 php.gif
11/02/2006  12:41 PM      43,642 php.ini-dist
11/02/2006  12:41 PM      46,992 php.ini-recommended
11/02/2006  12:41 PM      36,924 php5apache.dll
11/02/2006  12:41 PM      36,925 php5apache2.dll
11/02/2006  12:41 PM      36,927 php5apache2_2.dll
11/02/2006  12:41 PM      36,934 php5apache2_2_filter.dll
11/02/2006  12:41 PM      36,932 php5apache2_filter.dll
11/02/2006  12:41 PM      57,410 php5apache_hooks.dll
11/02/2006  12:41 PM     653,912 php5embed.lib
11/02/2006  12:41 PM      28,731 php5isapi.dll
11/02/2006  12:41 PM      28,731 php5nsapi.dll
11/02/2006  12:41 PM   4,698,168 php5ts.dll
11/02/2006  12:41 PM         135 pws-php5cgi.reg
11/02/2006  12:41 PM         139 pws-php5isapi.reg
11/02/2006  12:41 PM       1,821 snapshot.txt
11/02/2006  12:41 PM     200,704 ssleay32.dll
11/02/2006  12:41 PM     360,448 yaz.dll
              35 File(s) 11,087,581 bytes

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