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While I am trying to install Apache with command httpd -k install I am getting an error:

C:\Program Files\Apache24\bin>httpd -k install
Installing the Apache2.4 service
The Apache2.4 service is successfully installed.
Testing httpd.conf....
Errors reported here must be corrected before the service can be started.
httpd: Syntax error on line 172 of C:/Program Files/Apache24/conf/httpd.conf: Ca
n't locate API module structure `php_module' in file C:/Program Files/php/php5ap
ache2_4.dll: No error

I am using PHP 5.4.16 with Apache 2.4.4 in Windows 8.

My httpd.conf is looks like:

ServerRoot "c:/Program Files/Apache24"
Listen 80
LoadModule access_compat_module modules/mod_access_compat.so
LoadModule actions_module modules/mod_actions.so
LoadModule alias_module modules/mod_alias.so
LoadModule allowmethods_module modules/mod_allowmethods.so
LoadModule asis_module modules/mod_asis.so
LoadModule auth_basic_module modules/mod_auth_basic.so
LoadModule authn_core_module modules/mod_authn_core.so
LoadModule authn_file_module modules/mod_authn_file.so
LoadModule authz_core_module modules/mod_authz_core.so
LoadModule authz_groupfile_module modules/mod_authz_groupfile.so
LoadModule authz_host_module modules/mod_authz_host.so
LoadModule authz_user_module modules/mod_authz_user.so
LoadModule autoindex_module modules/mod_autoindex.so
LoadModule cgi_module modules/mod_cgi.so
LoadModule dir_module modules/mod_dir.so
LoadModule env_module modules/mod_env.so
LoadModule include_module modules/mod_include.so
LoadModule isapi_module modules/mod_isapi.so
LoadModule log_config_module modules/mod_log_config.so
LoadModule mime_module modules/mod_mime.so
LoadModule negotiation_module modules/mod_negotiation.so
LoadModule setenvif_module modules/mod_setenvif.so
LoadModule php_module "c:/Program Files/php/php5apache2_4.dll"
AddHandler application/x-httpd-php .php
<IfModule unixd_module>
User daemon
Group daemon
ServerAdmin chanchal_ghosh1987@yahoo.co.in
ServerName localhost:80
<Directory />
    AllowOverride none
    Require all denied
DocumentRoot "c:/Users/chanchal1987/Documents/www"
<Directory "c:/Users/chanchal1987/Documents/www">
    Options Indexes FollowSymLinks
    AllowOverride None
    Require all granted
<IfModule dir_module>
    DirectoryIndex index.php index.html
<Files ".ht*">
    Require all denied
ErrorLog "logs/error.log"
LogLevel warn
<IfModule log_config_module>
    LogFormat "%h %l %u %t \"%r\" %>s %b \"%{Referer}i\" \"%{User-Agent}i\"" combined
    LogFormat "%h %l %u %t \"%r\" %>s %b" common
    <IfModule logio_module>
      LogFormat "%h %l %u %t \"%r\" %>s %b \"%{Referer}i\" \"%{User-Agent}i\" %I %O" combinedio
    CustomLog "logs/access.log" common
<IfModule alias_module>
    ScriptAlias /cgi-bin/ "c:/Program Files/Apache24/cgi-bin/"
<IfModule cgid_module>
<Directory "c:/Program Files/Apache24/cgi-bin">
    AllowOverride None
    Options None
    Require all granted
<IfModule mime_module>
    TypesConfig conf/mime.types
    AddType application/x-compress .Z
    AddType application/x-gzip .gz .tgz
<IfModule proxy_html_module>
Include conf/extra/proxy-html.conf
<IfModule ssl_module>
SSLRandomSeed startup builtin
SSLRandomSeed connect builtin
PHPIniDir "c:/Program Files/php"

Please help me to resolve this issue.

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Note: Without php module server is working fine. –  chanchal1987 Jun 9 '13 at 16:48

1 Answer 1

Modify httpd.conf as follows:

Change name "php_module" to "php5_module" in the line

LoadModule php_module "c:/Program Files/php/php5apache2_4.dll"

Correct line should be

LoadModule php5_module "c:/Program Files/php/php5apache2_4.dll"
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