Step by Step guide How to install XAMPP in Windows 10 and port configuration

How to install XAMPP in Windows 10
Step by Step guide How to install XAMPP in Windows 10 and port configurationhowdy guys !!

if we are  starting PHP development , we must need development environment. To create a local server environment on our windows machine, we can use XAMPP , It is a completely free and open source solution that gives you an incredible local web server to work .

XAMPP stands for X- cross-platform, A- Apache, M- MySQL, P- PHP, P- Perl.

In this post , we will discuss about installation of XAMPP on windows 10 and port configuration apache port and mysql port. Sometimes we will get problem in starting apache or mysql ,ww will fix port issues due to which apache server does not start and mysql server.

Step by Step guide How to install XAMPP in Windows 10 and port configuration

Step 1:Download XAMPP from Official Website apachefriends.orgDownload XAMPP from Official Website

Step 2. Click XAMPP for Windows. It’s a grey button near the bottom of the page, click to save the file on your desktop.

Step 3: Run the Installer(Downloaded file) to Install XAMPP

Double-click the downloaded file. We will find this prompt
Click on Yes when prompted. After this we will find the XAMPP setup window like bellow Image
Click Next. It’s at the bottom of the setup window.

Step4: Select Components

Select Components of XAMPP to install. Read carefully the list of XAMPP attributes on the left side of the window. By default, all attributes are included in our XAMPP installation. if we don’t need certain component then we can uncheck them from
Click Next. It’s at the bottom of the window

Step 5:Select an installation location
Select an installation location.
Use the default installed location, or we can choose another location folder to install the XAMPP  in the “Select a folder” field. XAMPP will begin installing its files into the folder that we selected

During the installation, we will get  some  prompt for allow certain services to communicate through the firewall. Click Allow access through the firewall for private.


  • Clear the Learn more about Bitnami for XAMPP option.
  • Click the Next button.

Click Finish to complete the installation and to start using XAMPP Control Panel.xampp install

After this we will got window to Choose language (English or German), and click Save to complete and open XAMPP Control Panel.

How to fix Apache not starting on XAMPP

After you complete the steps, Apache should be able to run in port 80 on our device, port 80 is default . if we find problem in starting Apache then

Open XAMPP Control Panel.

Click the Admin button on Apache.

Click the httpd.conf option.

Scroll down and find the line: Listen 80.

Change the 80 for another TCP/IP port number. For example, you can try port 81. (After the change the line should read: Listen 81.)

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