When you are running XAMPP application on your Windows operating system, you might frequently be getting an error message as shown below
“Error: Apache shutdown unexpectedly.
This error may be due to a blocked port, missing dependencies, improper privileges, crash, or a shutdown by another method. Press the Logs button to view error logs and check the Windows Event Viewer for more clues. If you need more help, copy and post this entire log window on the forums”.
In the below video tutorial, we have shown the method to fix error Apache shutdown unexpectedly.
To fix this issue, first, go to computer management by searching on windows start bar.
On ‘computer management,’ Scroll to the bottom and you will be able to find ‘Word Wide Web Publishing Service’ and then click on properties. Change startup type as ‘disabled’ click on apply and then ok.
Scroll to top on ‘computer management, ‘ and then you will be able to find Apache service, click on properties. Change startup type as ‘disabled’ click on apply and then ok.
By making this changes, you will be to run XAMPP application usually as usual without any error such as Apache shutdown unexpectedly.