how to start XAMPP services automatically after Windows reboot

Problem ->

By default when you configure XAMPP to run wordpress on windows machine, it wont start Apache and mysql after windows reboot.


Solution – >

1> open XAMPP control panel

2> you will see red cross mark in front on apache and mySQL because they are not installed as service. now just click on the red cross and click “yes” to install as a service

ps – if apache or mySQL  is in running state then you must have to stop before you install services.


3> then start your services

4> verify if the apache and mysql is installed as service and if the “startup type” set to “automatic”. to do so you can click on “services” on right side of XAMPP control panel.

Apache as service:

MySQL as service :

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