My XAMPP always shutdown

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My XAMPP always shutdown

Post by shaibustephen » Wed Aug 10, 2022 3:01 pm

I am having serious challenges in my server. My xamp server always fond of shutting down and this makes me to lose my project work. When this happens, I have to reinstall new and start re-start projects all over again. This has happened to me more than 2 times within 3months.


I thought the problem was peculiar to xamp and have to install wamp and experience the same thing again. This is causing serious nightmare to me and can anyone advice me on how to solve this recurrence shutting down of the localhost server?

Should this happens again, how do i restore my work uninterrupted?
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Re: My XAMP always shutdown

Post by Webdongle » Wed Aug 10, 2022 3:03 pm

Sounds like the problem is with your computer. Is it old? Does it often crash?
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Re: My XAMP always shutdown

Post by shaibustephen » Wed Aug 10, 2022 3:10 pm

I am using laptop and not old by the way.

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Re: My XAMP always shutdown

Post by shaibustephen » Wed Aug 10, 2022 3:12 pm

It doesn't crash. Everything always remain intact only that the xamp server will just shutdown abruptly

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Re: My XAMPP always shutdown

Post by gws » Wed Aug 10, 2022 6:17 pm

Assuming you are on win 10, type reliability in your task bar search and you should get a graph of app and windows failures.

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Re: My XAMPP always shutdown

Post by Webdongle » Wed Aug 10, 2022 7:27 pm

http://www.weblinksonline.co.uk/
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Re: My XAMPP always shutdown

Post by shaibustephen » Thu Aug 11, 2022 2:00 pm

I followed the instruction as you directed and the graph shows applications and window failures. What can i do to resolve these challenges?

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Re: My XAMPP always shutdown

Post by gws » Thu Aug 11, 2022 2:01 pm

I would read the documentation that @webdongle provided.

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Re: My XAMPP always shutdown

Post by shaibustephen » Thu Aug 11, 2022 2:05 pm

I later observed when i typed ''localhost'' on the browser, i get the below error message
Unable to connect

An error occurred during a connection to localhost.

The site could be temporarily unavailable or too busy. Try again in a few moments.
If you are unable to load any pages, check your computer’s network connection.
If your computer or network is protected by a firewall or proxy, make sure that Firefox is permitted to access the Web.

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Re: My XAMPP always shutdown

Post by gws » Thu Aug 11, 2022 2:11 pm

Xamp not running?

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Re: My XAMPP always shutdown

Post by gws » Thu Aug 11, 2022 2:25 pm

FYI Wampserver is a much better LAMP stack for windows than XAMP.
https://www.wampserver.com/en/download- ... er-64bits/

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Re: My XAMPP always shutdown

Post by ceford » Sun Aug 21, 2022 5:31 am

I don't know much about XAMPP (or WAMP) but my understanding is they are just ways of managing Apache and MySQL. I use a Mac which is set NOT to start Apache on boot. So I use the command line:

sudo apachectl start

The documentation does not cover starting XAMPP on Windows other than as a service (on boot):

https://docs.joomla.org/XAMPP#Test_XAMPP_Installation
https://magazine.joomla.org/all-issues/ ... alling-git

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