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Which apache for windows

Dean Reedy
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I am looking at installing apache web server on windows 98.
Which one is recommended 1.3 or has anyone used the beta 2.0.32?
Also, the installation instruction say I cannot have my Black Ice firewall running, is there a work around to still have a firewall running?
Thomas Paul
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Are you sure? I have seen nothing about not being able to run a firewall with Apache. You just have to make sure to unblock the ports that Apache uses.

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Tim Holloway
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Apache has no direct interaction with firewalls. As long as you have BID set up to allow incoming requests on TCP/IP port 80 you should not have problems.
As to which version to use, I understand that 2.0 is about ready for production and it's supposed to be friendlier towards Windows, so if you're feeling brave...

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Thomas Paul
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I have been running 1.3 without any problems on Win98 and WinME.
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