Error messages configuring php

I downloaded PHP 5.4 to my computer which has Windows 8 (The customer preview), as there is no installer for 5.4 on Windows, i had to download the zip file that offers. (I'm trying to install it to use for development), Now, I edited the php.ini but there was no place to tell php that my home directory is C:\Program files (x86)\PHP and I'm getting this error messages after starting apache:

[11-Apr-2012 18:54:37 UTC] PHP Warning:  PHP Startup: Unable to load dynamic library 'C:\php\php_curl.dll' - The specified module could not be found.

By the way, I had to download the from apachelounge because my apache is 2.4 Is there a way to correct this error messages? All i need to do is configure PHP to look for it's extensions in C:\Program files (x86)\PHP\ext

Thanks in advance!



extension_dir = "C:\Program files (x86)\PHP\ext"

in your php.ini. To find out which one is loaded / where to find it, create a file called info.php with the following in it


and then browse to it, e.g. http://localhost/info.php

Make sure there's no spaces in the folders names and try again

For instance:

install apache in C:\apache

install php in C:\php

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