XAMPP install problems

There are times when XAMPP will install, all will look OK, but it’s Apache module just won’t start. You click on the “Start” button, it starts, then stops. Click again: the same. No pop up error messages, no nothing. The problem, most often is that some other program is already using the same ports.

I have seen when IIS is using them, other programs. But, most often, it’s the Skype, you are using.

If it’s Skype, just open it, click on:

Tools -> Options -> Advanced -> Connection

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