Heads Up: Compatibility Problem WAMP + Skype
I recently installed Skype on my Windows 7 system. I also periodically run WAMP Server.
Started WAMP over the weekend, but nothing would show up in //localhost or any sub folder. When I ran WAMP / Apache / Service / Test Port 80 I got a message "Server: May be Skype"
I shut down Skype and restarted all services and then Test Port 80 reported "Server: Apache/2.2.22 (Win64) PHP/5.3.13" and everything worked fine again.
I then restarted Skype and everything still works.
So just a heads up, if you use Skype and WAMP Server, you need to start the server before running Skype.
Normally I only run WAMP when I am testing some new php code. So this was a surprise when it all stopped working.
You could try changing the port configuration on Skype, unchecking the option to use ports 80 and 443.
Seems weird that Skype should use ports 80 and 443 by default - it's not as if they're ports that are only used rarely.
Well, perhaps their use is rare for 99% of Skype users, but if you look at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of...P_port_numbers, you can see that there are quite a few ports that nobody really uses for anything.
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