In this topic, we will see how to install wamp on windows vps.
Wamp is a brief of Windows, Apache, MySQL, and PHP.
It is a free service that lets you instead of using a web-host, run your website on the localhost on your server.
There are 3 steps to install wamp on windows vps.
Here are the steps to install it:
Install it on your Windows server.
In order to install wamp on windows vps and run it correctly, first, you should install the Visual C++ library on your server.
Download and install it on your Windows server:
You should download the latest version of the Wampserver.
Install it on your Windows server:
The language should be selected.Accept the agreement and click next.
Read the important information and click next.
Select the destination folder.
Click on install to start the installation process:
Before the install finishes, you will be asked 2 questions:
The first one is about the default browser, so if you choose yes, you will be asked to choose a new browser.
If you choose no, the default browser will be kept which is Internet Explorer.
The second one is about the default editor, so if you choose yes, you will be asked to choose a new editor.
If you choose no, the default editor will be kept which is notepad.
In this step, you will be shown about how Wampserver works, you should click next in this section.
The installation is finished, you should click on Finish.
Consider that if you faced any error when installing it, you can aks it in the comments section.
Once the installation finished, you can start the wamp service by writing the wampserver64 in the search bar.
Once you click on it, the icon of the Wamp should be green.
If it’s not, try to restart the Wamp by clicking on the Wamp icon and choosing the restart all services.
If still, it was not green, it means there is a problem with the wamp server.
In this situation, you may try to reinstall the wamp.
If still, it’s not working after reinstall, it should be checked and troubleshoot completely.
Click on WAMP icon select Apache -> Service -> Test Port 80, this will check if the port is used by any other program
Also, do this select Apache -> Service -> Install Service, this will make apache use port 80 if the port is not already used by any other program like IIS or Skype.