Installing the A Part (Apache web server) of WAMP

by Todd Ogasawara

Leaving aside the issue of why someone would want to use a WAMP environment for the moment, I wanted to point out that Chris Travers wrote an instructional document that provides an annotated httpd.conf for people who want to i install the Apache 2.2 web server on a Microsoft Windows platform. You can find the PDF file linked at this Microsoft Port 25 blog item...

Technical Analysis: Installing Apache on Windows

If you are thinking about installing Apache under Windows Vista (as someone who is testing PHP on a desktop or notebook might want to do), pay special attention to what Chris has to say about the dreaded Vista UAC (User Access Control).