Well I needed a few days off, but I thought I’d try an put this altogether into some sort of cohesiveness. I have successfully set up 5 drupal5 installation.
Set password in security area for root mysql.
xampp\phpMyAdmin\config.inc.php made sure it said cookie
xampp\apache\bin\php.ini removed the ; from the mcrypt.dll line
xampp\apache\conf\httpd.conf changed Listen 80 to Listen 127.0.0.1:80
Made sure Include conf/extra/httpd-vhosts.conf was unmasked
xampp\apache\conf\extra\httpd-vhosts.conf unmasked NameVirtualHost
In xampp/appache/conf/httpd.conf add:
AllowOverride ALL (this was added to allow clean urls
In xampp/appache/conf/httpd.conf to allow clean urls:
uncomment LoadModule rewrite_module modules/mod_rewrite.so
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