It crashes xampp

(orangea) #1

Please help me! I have installed piwik on my xampp server and it crashed Apache both times. I successfully got through the setup, but when I clicked Go To Piwik at the end, a message popped up on my server saying “Apache has a problem and needs to close”. Then there was another error that said that the error could not be “read”. When I restarted and reloaded the webpage, it would just keep loading and loading until apache permanently broke and I had to reinstall two times, which was annoying.

(Matthieu Aubry) #2

what error is in your error.log ? without error it’s impossible for us to help

(orangea) #3

what is an “error.log”? Is it a file?

(vipsoft) #4

It’s an Apache log file.

(orangea) #5

How do I find it?

(orangea) #6

I don’t know if this helps, but I searched my computer and found a txt file named “error” somewhere in the place I installed apache.

The only line with the word “piwik” in it was:

[Sat Mar 28 21:20:22 2009] [error] [client] File does not exist: C:/xampp/htdocs/piwik

I tried going to the piwik directory from a browser, and it didn’t change anything in the file. I am not sure at all that this is the right one, though.

(orangea) #7


(ekesqueaky) #8

I had that problem as well and found the solution here:

Hopefully, Apache Friends will fix it the right way in the next version of XAMPP.

(make-piw) #9

[size=18pt]An update to XAMPP 1.7.1 will solve the issue![/size]
Just run the update from and piwik is running fine now