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How to enable mod_rewrite module in apache installed in windows environment

May 16, 2012 by Alpha2
Hi again,

I checked my server and my  mod_rewrite module in apache is not installed, how can I install it and enable it?

thanks in advanced

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May 16, 2012 by expert
hi

to enable mod_rewrite module in apache do the following;

1.Find the “httpd.conf” file under the “conf” folder inside the Apache’s installation folder.
2.Find the following line “#LoadModule rewrite_module modules/mod_rewrite.so” in the “httpd.conf” file.You can do this easily by searching the keyword “mod_rewrite” from find menu.
3.Remove the “#” at the starting of the line, “#” represents that line is commented.
4.restart the apache server.