Installing WAMP Server
Download WampServer: Click Download WampServer, Select the 32 bit x86 or the 64 bit x64 version. Note that the 32 bit x86 version runs fine on a 64 bit machine.
Back up anything you wish to keep from any old versions of Wampserver or mySQL and then uninstall them.
Double click on the downloaded .exe file to start the installation.
Accept Select Setup Language default: English (or select language)
Accept License Agreement
Read & Verify Information contained in Installation Notes
Accept Installs in c:\wamp or (c:\wamp64)
Accept Installs shortcuts in Wampserver32 (or64)
Ready to Install message
Spins its wheels for a minute or two while displaying the “Please wait…” splash screen
Accept default browser (iexplore.exe)
Accept default text editor (notepad.exe)
Displays: Setup Info:
Displayed: Completing the Wampserver32 (or 64) Setup Wizard
Wampserver3.0.6 32 bit x86
This procedure installed:
Apache 2.4.23, MySQL 5.7.14, PHP 5.6.25/7.0.10 & phpMyAdmin
This is a good time to Pin the WampServer icon to the Start Menu.
Check that All services (on icon tray popup) reported as running.
Note that you can put the WampServer Icon on the main taskbar by: right clicking on the taskbar: then select <Select which icons appear on the taskbar>. Switch “Aestan Tray Menu” on. Note the “W” icon appear on the main taskbar.