How to Install WAMP on Windows
by: Revengsky Joseph D. Reyes (a.k.a.rjdreyes)
Steps on How to Install WAMP on Windows
1. Download WAMP. Choose desired destination path were you can save your Downloaded WAMP file. (Usually, you can see it at your My Documents\Downloads, mine was like this.)
2. Double-Click WAMP and for some reason, dialog box will appear security warning, just ignore this, Click RUN, to proceed to installation.
3. WAMP Setup appears, Click Next.
4. Click, I accept the agreement (just make sure you read the License Agreement). Click Next.
5. Enter desired destination were you want to install WAMP.(Mine looks like this, c:\wamp). Click Next.
6. Check the create a quick launch icon, and create a desktop icon. (It’s up to you, if you want a shortcut on your taskbar or desktop). Click Next.
7. Ready to Install, (A quick review on your installation setup). Click Install. (To begin installation).
8. After that, It will ask you to install new WampServer 2 homepage(overwrite index.php)
(In this case, if so happen that you have an old version of WAMP installed on your Windows OS.) Click Yes.
9. Installation is Finish. You can now Launch WampServer 2. 🙂 Click Finish.
10. It will show on your taskbar, click it to show WAMPServer 2 and options. Click Put Online.
otherwise if you want to put it Offline
(Just in case that you don’t run yet the WAMPServer 2, double click your WAMP shortcut on your Desktop.)
11. Now you can use WAMPServer 2, used phpMyAdmin to manage your database in your web browser. There’s an alternative software too, you can download and used Navicat Lite, a GUI database management.
12. In case your WAMPServer 2 is not functioning and running well, Check your Apache or MYSQL, see if the service is start and running. If not, Click the Start Service or you may Restart Service. (You can also Restart All Services, Stop All Services and Start All Services.) – How cool is that. 🙂 You can also check the version of the currently used by Apache, MySQL and PHP.
13. You can also change Language Settings, and you can access your (www) directory.
I hope this helps you out. 🙂 Cheers!