Updating apache on windows
This document assumes that you are installing a binary distribution of Apache.
If you want to compile Apache yourself (possibly to help with development or tracking down bugs), see Compiling Apache for Microsoft Windows.
You have to be a member of the Administrators group for the service installation to succeed.The primary Windows platform for running Apache 2.4 is Windows 2000 or later.The binary installer only works with the x86 family of processors, such as Intel and AMD processors.These files will be configured during the installation so that Apache is ready to be run from the directory it was installed into, with the documents server from the subdirectory One feature of the installer, "Build Headers and Libraries", can be ignored by most users, but should be installed if compiling third party modules.The "APR Iconv Code Pages" can similarly be omitted by most users, unless using or a third party module which relies on APR internationalization features.
There you will find the current release, as well as more recent alpha or beta test versions, and a list of HTTP and FTP mirrors from which you can download the Apache web server.