John x John x - 4 months ago 19x
PHP Question

Enable CURL on Windows For PHP5.6.4

Im trying to use HybridAuth in one of my projects, the error message im getting is

Original error message: Hybridauth Library needs the CURL PHP extension.

Even though i have enabled cURL in my


here is a screenshot of my

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What else i have to do in-order to enable the cURL extension, the related
is also present in the

Message that i get when i restart the apache server

C:\Apache24\bin>httpd -k restart AH00558: httpd: Could not reliably
determine the server's fully qualified domain name, using
fe80::a02e:1c05:c6ad:9332. Set the 'ServerName' directive globally to
suppress this message

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so it turns out i need a fixed version of curl which i could not find for PHP_5.6.4, so i downgraded to PHP Version 5.4.3 and then downloaded Fixed curl extension(dont know what it is) from here replaced the original php_curl.dll with the one i downloaded and voila it worked.

The following SO post helped me fix the problem

PHP cURL not working - WAMP on Windows 7 64 bit

P.S please feel free to edit the answer as i dont know the exact reason why its working now and why it was not earlier...