apache is not working on xampp


It shows the errors given bellow

9:53:45 AM [Apache] Error: Apache shutdown unexpectedly. 9:53:45 AM [Apache] This may be due to a blocked port, missing dependencies, 9:53:45 AM [Apache] improper privileges, a crash, or a shutdown by another method. 9:53:45 AM [Apache] Press the Logs button to view error logs and check 9:53:45 AM [Apache] the Windows Event Viewer for more clues 9:53:45 AM [Apache] If you need more help, copy and post this 9:53:45 AM [Apache] entire log window on the forums

please help me


The default port for apache- 80, is used by some other application.

So, you can change the port number from 80 to something else (8080) in httpd.conf in C:\xampp\apache\conf\httpd.conf

For e.g.- Change default Listen 80 to

Listen 8080


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