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When attempting to run a PHP file on Windows server 2012 and IIS, I keep getting a 500 error. I cannot find any detaild logs or anything. However, when going to PHP Manager for IIS and click check config, i get the following error:

Detailed Error Information:
Module    FastCgiModule 
Notification    ExecuteRequestHandler 
Handler    PHP55_via_FastCGI 
Error Code    0xc0000135 
Requested URL    http://domain.com:80/brkld3ip.php 
Physical Path    drive:\sites\domain.com\brkld3ip.php 
Logon Method    Anonymous 
Logon User    Anonymous 

I installed PHP using Microsoft Web Platform Installer 5.0 on a fresh install of Windows Server.

I am new to IIS coming from Linux. So I am not "learned" enough in IIS to know whats going on. I have tried updating C++ redistributable 2012 update 4 as a couple websites suggest. Anybody have any other ideas? Thanks!

EDIT: Another thing I checked was memory limit. One site suggested my memory limit needed to be upped. No change.

Edit: Question.. Does Windows have to be rebooted for PHP changes to take effect?

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Which version of PHP? –  Kev Jul 20 '14 at 5:22
    
Well when i installed php 5.5 with that Microsoft installer it also installed 5.3. –  alexander7567 Jul 20 '14 at 12:47

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up vote 8 down vote accepted

There's a fairly good chance you're missing the correct VC++ runtime for the version of PHP you're running.

If you're running PHP 5.5.x you need to ensure the VC++11 runtime is installed:

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=30679

Make sure you download and install the x86 version (vcredist_x86.exe), PHP on Windows isn't 64 bit yet.

If you're running PHP 5.4.x then you need to install the VC++9 runtime:

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=5582

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You was correct. I already did the x64 since it was a 64 bit machine. Installed the x86 and instantly (no reboot required) it started working. Thanks! I racked my brain for hours! –  alexander7567 Jul 20 '14 at 13:04
    
Thank you thank you thank you! –  Mooseman Feb 12 at 22:00
    
Brilliant! Fixed it immediately for me as well. +1 –  Will Appleby Mar 25 at 23:21
    
Thanks! PHP 5.6 instance requires VC++ 11 (VS 2012) runtimes –  DynamicLynk May 20 at 16:22

I got caught out by a similar message, and it turned out that I had not installed the CGI Server Role (under IIS -> Application Development).

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How similar is the message? –  Deer Hunter Apr 6 at 9:26

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