Installation on Windows systems

Installation on Windows systems

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Installing PHP on modern Microsoft Windows systems and recommended configuration with common web servers.

Note:

If you are looking for information about older systems, such as Windows XP, 2003, 98 or Apache 1.x, see the Legacy Info section.

The Official releases of PHP on Windows are recommended for production use. However, you are welcome to build PHP from Source. You will need a Visual Studio environment. See » Step by Step Build Instructions.