Learn how to install and configure WAMP Server on Windows XP and other windows os.Learn how to install and configure WAMP Server on Windows XP and other windows os.
How to Install WAMP Server on XP
WAMP stands for Windows Apache MySQL PHP. WAMP Server is an open source software, which is free to use under the GPL licence (General Public Licence). Wamp is a combination of numbers of software that allows to develop dynamic website with Apache Server, MySQL database and PHP script language.
It also provides the facility of PHPMYAdmin and SQLite manager to handle the database more easily and effectively.
We are installing the WAMP 2.0i version, that includes the latest version of Apache 2.2.11, PHP 5.3.0 and MySQL 5.1.36.
Let's see installation of Wamp on XP step by step :
1. Search on Google
If you don't have Wamp so you can search on google and download from there.
2. Download Wamp
You can download wamp from any website by clicking on download tab or link.
3. Save File
4. Double Click on Installer WampServer 2.0i
5. Click Run to Install
6. Click Next
7. Select Option I accept and then click on next.
8. Choose the directory and click next.
9. Select Additional Icon
You can select either one or both the icon and then click on next button.
10. Click Install
11. Installing Process
The installing process going on wait for while to install the wamp.
12. Click Next
13. Click Finish
The moment you click on finish button, your Wamp Server installed on your computer.
14. Take a look on Wamp Setting.
Look at your right hand side of your task bar, there was a small wamp icon in the shape of semi-circle.
Just left click on the icon and look at all the setting are available here. You can also change the setting according to your requirement.
15. Take a look on WampServer.
The WampServer shows all the configuration of all the software and also two tools on the left hand side. The first one is phpinfo() from there you can get information about the php and the second one is phpmyadmin, this is your database and you can create database by clicking on the phpmyadmin. Let's see the image of database :