I renamed my current XAMPP at C:\XAMPP to C:\XAMPP ORIG so that I could install the newest version of XAMPP at C:\XAMPP but still have my app's data and original version in case something went.

I was scared after I installed the newest XAMPP and saw that it "overwrote" my XAMPP ORIG - on my C: drive, there was only C:\XAMPP - but relieved when my htdocs and mysql\data was in the new, updated version of XAMPP.

This is often due to a version no longer being supported by

updating php version-30updating php version-75updating php version-83

Make sure to check your website after this time period has elapsed to make sure everything is functioning properly.

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This lazy (but clear) answer doesn't cover that You can go through the following link as it helped me, should work for you as well.

that my answer helped couple of users, here is the edit from original link: Edit: Hope that I covered everything.

I thought it was perfectly clear for anyone who uses xampp...

Still, my upvote goes to Dharmang, he answered earlier and with more precision, what if I want to stick with the same versions of Apache and My Sql and just update PHP?

And as you'll soon learn, the preferred method for installing PHP is to keep all PHP related files in one directory and have this directory available to your systems PATH.

It is sometimes necessary to update the version of PHP on your website.

C:\WINDOWS) folder and while this simplifies the installation procedure it makes upgrading difficult.