How to Install XAMPP in Windows 7


Xamp is an Appache distribution. In this tutorial we will teach you how to install xamp in windows 7.

Follow this step by step tutorial to learn how to install xampp in windows 7 in a few easy steps.

Step 1 – Xampp for Windows

Before we teach you how to install xampp, you will have to download xampp first. Open up the browser and type “apachefriends.org” and hit enter. Once the webpage opens up, move to the xampp section and click on the “XAMPP for Windows” option.

Open apachefriends.org

Step 2 – Download Xampp

Next, scroll down the page and move towards the download section. Over there, simply click on “XAMPP”.

Downloading Xampp

Step 3 – Wampp Installation Wizard

Now click on “Installer”, the download will begin automatically. Once the download has been completed, double click on the installation file to start the installation wizard.

Start Wampp Installation Wizard

Step 4 – Select language

First of all, you will be required to select the language. In the next screen, a notification will be displayed if you have activated user account control. Simply click on the “Ok” button to continue installing xampp.

Set language

Step 5 – Select components to install

With the installation wizard splash screen opened up, click on “Next” to begin the installation.

Over here, you can select the components to be installed. You can check out the space required for the installation towards the bottom of the screen.

In the next screen, you will be required to set the path for the installation. Let’s keep it the way it is and click on the install button to continue installing xampp.

Choose the components for installation

Step 6 – Complete installation

Once the installation has been completed, click on the finish button to exit from the wizard. With that done, a notification window will appear on the screen. Over there, click on the ok button to start the Xampp control panel.

Finish Installation

Step 7 – XAMPP Control Panel

And that’s pretty much it. Let’s start all 5 Modules in the control panel.

5 Modules in Control panel

Step 8 – Ports for each module

With that done you can see the ports which are utilized by each module.

Ports of all the modules

Step 9 – Check Status for XAMPP components

To check whether all components were installed, open up a browser, move to the address bar on top and type in the url:localhost/xampp/index.php

This will land you to the index page. Over here, click on the “Status” option located on the pane towards the left side of the screen. Once the new page opens up, you can see the status of all the components is activated.

Check status for Xampp