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I'm looking at the Apache download site and I can't see the Windows download (MSI installer) for Apache 2.2 or 2.4. There is only the UNIX source and NetWare Binary. I thought a I had installed 2.2.22 on a Windows machine using an installer in the past. Looking at the Other Files link, there is a Win32 source zip but no MSI installer.

So the question is how does the distribution work? Do the Windows versions go offline after some time?

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closed as off topic by John Gardeniers, Sven, mdpc, voretaq7 Nov 15 '12 at 20:01

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Why the downvotes? I thought it was a valid question to see if there is a distribution procedure that would explain this. –  ServerBloke Nov 15 '12 at 7:38
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not to be too harsh, but Server Fault is not the place to be asking "where can I get some piece of software?" -- that's what Google is for. If you google "Apache download Windows" (or click "Other files" -> "binaries" -> "win32" on the Apache download page) you'll find the MSI files you're looking for -- the latest official builds from the Apache project. The second part of your question - "How does the distribution process for Apache work?" - is really a question for the ASF, not us... –  voretaq7 Nov 15 '12 at 20:01
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@voretaq7 its quite evident from the answer that the problem is not that straightforward that we can simply "google" and get the answer. in fact, i "googled" and came to this page. +1 for the question and the answer. –  Nerrve Jan 4 '13 at 17:21

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Here are some Wind32 builds on the download site, including the 2.2.22 you mention.

It appears that version 2.4 does not come with Windows builds for now. See the comments section of the Windows notes

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Thanks, is there a Win32 for 2.2.23? –  ServerBloke Nov 15 '12 at 7:35
    
As you can see yourself, no. You'll have to build it yourself, I guess. 2.2.22 comes with some security issues, so I can't recommend this for production usage unless you understand and work around these. –  gertvdijk Nov 15 '12 at 12:14
    
Also consider using these community builds (potentially unsafe, because unofficial) at apachelounge.com. –  gertvdijk Nov 15 '12 at 12:22

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