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Core PHP Programming: Using PHP to Build Dynamic Web Sites by Leon Atkinson

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Installation on IIS for Windows NT

The first step is to install PHP. You do not need to compile PHP for Windows. A binary distribution is available on the Web site. Download the zip file and expand it wherever you wish. I put mine in c:\php4. Next, copy the file php.ini-dist into your system root directory, which is probably c:\winnt. Rename it php.ini. When PHP is invoked, it looks first for php.ini in this directory. Although you don't need to, you may wish to edit it to change configuration parameters, including automatically loading extensions. Comments in the file explain the purpose of each configuration directive.

The next step is to make sure the required DLL files are in your path. One way is to copy the two required files to your system ...

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