How to uninstall and reinstall xampp on vista?

by thelma.stanton , in category: General Help , 2 months ago

How to uninstall and reinstall xampp on vista?

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by monroe.bahringer , 2 months ago


To uninstall and reinstall XAMPP on Vista, follow these steps:

Uninstall XAMPP:

  1. Go to the "Control Panel" in the Start menu.
  2. Click on "Programs" or "Programs and Features" (depending on your Control Panel view).
  3. Locate "XAMPP" in the list of installed programs.
  4. Right-click on "XAMPP" and select "Uninstall" or "Remove".
  5. Follow the prompts to uninstall XAMPP completely.

Reinstall XAMPP:

  1. Download the latest version of XAMPP from the official Apache Friends website (
  2. Once the download is complete, locate the installer file in your Downloads folder.
  3. Double-click on the installer file to launch the installation wizard.
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions to install XAMPP. Make sure to choose the desired installation directory.
  5. During the installation process, you may be prompted to select which components to install. Choose the components you need for your development environment (e.g., Apache, MySQL, PHP).
  6. Once the installation is complete, you can launch XAMPP and start using it again.

Note: Remember to backup any data or configurations from your previous XAMPP installation to avoid losing important files or settings.