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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

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

WAMPServer --

Windows 10 and WAMPServer Troubleshooting

Changing Root Directory


1st Choice: WAMPServer -- -- Installed 9/2/2015

2nd Choice: XAMPP -- -- Installed and tested, but Apache wouldn't start properly

3rd Choice: EasyPHP --

PHP Editor

1st Choice: RapidPHP -- -- Installed 9/2/2015

2nd Choice: UltraEdit