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Overview

The following information is needed to establish and use a localhost testing server.

This action is necessary after converting to Windows 10, after which Dreamweaver CS3 will no longer work.

Manual Loading Apache-MySQL-PHP

http://www.ultraedit.com/support/tutorials_power_tips/uestudio/local_php_mysql_dev_environment.html

(Installing WAMPServer, below, does all this for you.)

WAMPServer -- http://www.wampserver.com/en/

Windows 10 and WAMPServer Troubleshooting

http://praveenpuglia.com/make-wamp-work-on-windows-10-technical-preview/

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/31774958/wampserver-not-working-properly-on-windows-10-could-not-perform-service-action/32230954#32230954

http://s2.jeffsbio.co.uk/product_info.php/lamp-terminal/lamp-example/lamp-shell-netbeans-network-openssl/wamp-setup-ssl-virtualhosts-p-246

Changing Root Directory

http://webmasters.stackexchange.com/questions/43522/how-to-change-the-www-root-directory-on-wampserver

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/15472657/changing-the-root-directory-in-wamp/32188241#32188241

Packages

1st Choice: WAMPServer -- http://www.wampserver.com/en/ -- Installed 9/2/2015

2nd Choice: XAMPP -- https://www.apachefriends.org/index.html -- Installed and tested, but Apache wouldn't start properly

3rd Choice: EasyPHP -- http://www.easyphp.org/

4th Choice: UniformServer -- http://www.uniformserver.com/

PHP Editor

1st Choice: RapidPHP -- http://www.rapidphpeditor.com/ -- Installed 9/2/2015

2nd Choice: UltraEdit

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