It is possible to use your system as your server. For that you need to install Web Server like WAMP on your local machine. The process of installing WAMP SERVER on your local machine (personal computer) is also recognizing as setting up a local server environment or localhost.
WAMP SERVER contains Apache, MySQL & one of PHP, Perl or Python.
Let’s start Installing WAMP SERVER on your local machine.
To start install WampServer on Windows follow the below steps.
Step 1: Download WAMP SERVER
Go to WAMP SERVER website and download the latest WAMP SERVER.
On their download page you have choice to download, you may select as per your requirement (32-bit version or 64-bit versions of Windows).
DoubleClick the icon WAMP exe file
You will get window which ask for Next / cancel the installation like below
Once click on next window appear like below which as for an Accept the license agreement
Then in next window it ask for Select a location where you want to install WAMP
Then it ask for Check the boxes if you want to add shortcuts
Now next window ask for Ready to install,Click the Install button
At this stage it asks to select your default browser of your system.
You will notice a Windows Firewall standard dialog while configuring Apache by WAMP SERVER. (Only appear if windows firewall is not active). Click on “Allow Access” by leaving default options as such to proceed for PHP mail parameters.
Click finish to start WampServer along with other services. The installation usually takes less than a minute.
If you see the following error message during the install: MSVCR100.dll was not found make sure you have installed Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 / 2008 /2012 Redistributable Package as per the requirement else download from here.
- Download the WAMP SERVER
- Install the WAMP SERVER on Windows
- Double click on WAMP exe file.
- Click run to Install & click next button.
- Select option I accept & then click on next.
- Choose the directory sample “c:\wamp” (Depend on you) and click next.
- Select / Deselect icons display action.
- Click Install then Installation Process will start
- Once Installations completed click next & then click finish button
I hope with above guideline to install WampServer on Windows help you to install WampServer on Windows machine where you want to.