Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Wamp Server common error "Could not execute menu item (internal error)

Wamp Server common error "Could not execute menu item (internal error)[Exception] Could not perform service action: The service has not been started".

Solution !:
Please make sure none of the following services is running on your system.

  1. IIS
  2. Skype
  3. NOD32
  4. Eset
  5. Internet optimizer
  6. Google Accelerator
  7. any database server
  8. any web server
If you are using any one of them , close it or uninstall it then select "restart all services" from WAMP menu.

Solution 2:

Under Apache open the " httpd.conf " and change the lines

Listen 80 


Listen 8080

Save the file and restart the server and you are good to go 

check by typing or localhost in your browser. 


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  2. Mine WAMP was working fine until I tried to enable Gzip compression by adding

    AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE text/html text/plain text/xml text/css text/javascript application/x-javascript application/javascript
    at the end of httpd.conf file. But after adding it i got this error now its not working. If i remove it then WAMP works but Gzip didn't. What to do? I want WAMP with Gzip enabled