Installing PHP on Vista

I actually found the answer to this problem pretty quickly.

The php installation software did not work for some reason on Windows Vista. The only thing I saw that the installation program did incorrectly was that it id not add index.php as a directory index.

Therefore simply changing this: DirectoryIndex index.html

To this: DirectoryIndex index.html index.php

fixed the problem.

I also copied php.ini to Windows folder for good measure. Why? Because someone said to do that in a forum. I figured it couldn't hurt anything, not being an executable to begin with.

Stephan Miller

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