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Bug #40716 Installation problem Win/Apache224
Submitted: 2007-03-04 15:34 UTC Modified: 2008-08-22 18:12 UTC
Avg. Score:4.6 ± 0.7
Reproduced:6 of 6 (100.0%)
Same Version:5 (83.3%)
Same OS:4 (66.7%)
From: kotzlowski at hotmail dot com Assigned: jmertic (profile)
Status: Closed Package: Windows Installer
PHP Version: 5.2.1 OS: Windows XP Pro
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2007-03-04 15:34 UTC] kotzlowski at hotmail dot com
I'm getting the same error here.
Windows XP Pro SP 2, german, full patched
Apache 2.2.4 win32 x86 no ssl (running)
php 5.2.1 win32-installer

Installation (as Administrator):
msiexec /i php-5.2.1-win32-installer.msi /l*v c:\error.txt

PHP 5.2.1 Setup Windows, Next

accept terms, Next

Install PHP 5.2.1 to: C:\Programme\PHP

Web Server Setup: Apache 2.2.x Module, checked, Next

Apache Configuration Directory: C:\Programme\Apache Software 
Foundation\Apache2.2\conf\, browsed, Next

Choose Items to install: Default plus PHP Extencsions (Entire feature will be installed on local hard drive), Next

After Status "publishing" Error Screen:
PHP 5.2.1 Setup: "There is a problem with this Windows Installer package. A program run as part of setup did not finish as expected. Contact your support personnel or package vendor."

Screen PHP 5.2.1 Setup:
PHP 5.2.1 Setup Wizard ended prematurely becaus of an error. Your system has not been modified. To install this program at a later time, run Setup Wizard again. Click the Finish button to exit the Setup Wizard.

PHP shows as installed under start - settings - control panel - add/remove software and there is a c:\Programme\PHP

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 [2007-03-04 15:36 UTC] kotzlowski at hotmail dot com
it's related to bug #40217
 [2007-03-18 10:48 UTC] deanas at gmail dot com
this one, however, works:
 [2007-03-26 12:17 UTC]
Try downloading the build again, if you are still having problems please e-mail the error.log file produced from the following to

From the command line in the directory where you downloaded the

msiexec /i php-5.2.1-win32-installer.msi /l*v error.log
 [2007-04-24 15:33 UTC]
This bug has been fixed in CVS.

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