Wamp Server Not Working – Problem Starting Wamp Sever

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Wamp Server Not Working

You may get a problem starting Wamp Server.  There are some certain errors most of the people experience while starting Wamp Server. Many people complain that Wamp Server not working and ask question like how we shift wamp server from orange to green light. Or, how we shift from red to green light etc.

 

Wamp Server Not Working – Problem Starting Wamp Sever

Wamp server not running

How we shift wamp server from orange to green light

Wamp Server Starting Prolems And Their Solutions

Following are some of the common problems while starting wamp server and their easy solutions

Problem 1

How we shift wamp server from orange to green light shift wamp server from red to green lightRed light or orange light appear.

Solutions

  1. Left click on the tray of the WAMP icon, choose restart all services.

OR

  1. Choose Stop All Services
  2. Choose Start All Services

OR

  1. Choose stop service at all of the service, and start all again..
  2. Restart your computer and rerun again.

If above solutions did not solve your problem, try the following:

Problem 2: Wamp Skype Conflict

Most probably the cause is “Skype”. Skype and wamp server both use port 80 by default. If Skype is running in your system, there will be a conflict between Skype and Wamp. Following are the solutions

Solutions 1: Open the Wamp Server before Skype

  1. Close the Skype Application
  2. Start Wamp Server
  3. Left Click on the tray of the Wamp icon and choose restart all services

This is not a permanent solution for this problem. In this method we in fact start the WAMP befor e we login to skype. So that WAMP will take over the the port and there will be no conflict with the port number. And we will able to use Skype as well as WAMP.

Solution 2: Change the Skype Port

This is a better solution of Skype conflict with Wamp server

  • Open the Skype
  • Go to Tools à Options à Advanced à Connections
  • Uncheck the box “use port 80 and 443 as alternative”.
  • Now restart wamp services
  • This will solve the problem

Change the Skype Port to resolve wamp problem

Solution 3: Change the Wamp Server Port

  • Go to Wampsever->Apache->httpd.conf and just change two lines
  • Listen 0.0.0.0:80 to Listen 0.0.0.0:8080
  • Listen [::0]:80 to Listen [::0]:8080

Easiest way is to find (Ctrl+F) “Listen 0.0.0.0”  and then replace “80” to “8080”

 

Problem 3: Wamp Apache and Wamp MYSQL service are Disabled

If you get an error messege “Could not execute menu item (internal error) [Exception] Could not perform service action: The service has not been started” as shown below

Could not execute menu item (internal error) [Exception] Could not perform service action: The service has not been started

OR

An error messege like “Could not execute menu item (internal error) [Exception] Could not perform service action: The service cannot be started, either because it is disabled or because it has no enabled devices associated with it.” as shown below

The service cannot be started, either because it is disabled or because it has no enabled devices associated with it

Solutions

This error usually occur when you remove WAMP from boot services. Try the following solution:

In the Windows operating system try out the following procedure:

  1. Press (Windows+R) to open RUN app
  2. enter “services.msc” and click “OK”
  3. locate service with name ‘wampapache’  or ‘wampapache64’. Check the status of it. It should be in “Running” state. In case not, right click “wampapche” or “wampapache64”, click “properties” and change “Start Type” to “Automatic” or “Manual”
  4. Similarly locate service with name ‘wampmysqld’  or ‘wampmysqld64’. Check the status of it. It should be in “Running” state. In case not, right click ‘wampmysqld’  or ‘wampmysqld64’, click “properties” and change “Start Type” to “Automatic” or “Manual”
  5. Now left click on the tray of the WAMP icon, choose restart all services

 

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