Installing and Configuring a WAMP Server in Windows 7 & 8

1. Installing and Configuring a WAMP.
2. First you will need to download WAMP fromhttp://www.wampserver.com/en/download.php .You will have the option to choose either the 32-bit or 64-bit version your choice depends uponyour computer’s configuration.


3. Install the software. When you click next you will be asked to accept the license agreement.Basically its a GPL license you are free to do just about anything with it so you can go aheadand accept it.
4. Destination Location The next step is to select where you would like to install WAMP .The default will be c:wamp however you can change to which ever directory or partitionyou choose that please you.  
5. Additional Tasks After you choose your directory you will have the option to setup icons. If you noticed only one option is selected but you can select the best option for you.  
6. Ready to Install. Once you decide on this click Next and then confirm the installation settings again by clicking Install.  
7. Default Browser Once the installation finish installing its files WAMP will detect which is your default browser at the moment but you can select no and navigate your way to any other browser of your choosing.  
8. FirewallNB – if your Windows firewall pops up at this point make sure to grant Apache access.  
9. PHP Mail Parameters The next decision you will have to make is to set the PHP mail parameters. Most people leave this set to the defaults when setting up a testing server on their local computer. If you wish to configure it to connect to a SMTP server you may do so now all you need to do is click Next.  
10. WAMP is now installed on your computer.  

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