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Please help, I used to be running xampp and it was working perfectly. Then I wanted to try something out and I ran IIS instead of xampp. Now I want to go back to using xampp, but whenever I try to run the apache server it says: Busy... Apache started [port 80] If I go to http://localhost/ then it just says that it can't establish a connection to the server. I have turned off IIS, so I don't see why it shouldn't work. Any suggestions?

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Try turning off the DNS client service.. –  bragboy Mar 27 '10 at 12:58
    
More appropiate for serverfault.com ... But, did you try to run IISRESET /STOP to make sure all IIS related services has stopped ? Otherwise, try pointing your browser to localhost, and see if is a page served by IIS or something else. –  driis Mar 27 '10 at 13:03
    
Kill or stop IIS, what's the problem? –  LatinSuD Sep 22 '10 at 13:00

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Run netstat -ab as administrator, and you get a list of processes witch are listening to port 80. This way you can find out which process is bound to that port.

But this list can be quite big, so easiest is to echo it to a file

netstat -ab > netstat.txt

Then you can try to search in that file for port 80.

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Never mind guys, I've decided I'm just going to use IIS instead. Thanks anyway though

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Close this question, please then. –  JamesBarnett Dec 30 '10 at 8:02