Troubleshooting HTTP Server Error on Windows

If you're a Windows user who runs an HTTP server, you may encounter an error that says "HTTP Server has stopped working" it caused by a variety of factors.

This error can be caused by a variety of factors, including incompatible software or hardware issues. In this blog post, we'll discuss some troubleshooting steps you can take to resolve this error and get your HTTP server up and running again.

  1. Locate your Apache2 configuration file httpd.conf (or apache2.conf).
  2. Open the configuration file in a text editor.
  3. Search for the "ThreadStackSize" line. If it doesn't exist, add it at the end of the configuration file.
  4. Change the value to the desired ThreadStackSize, e.g. "ThreadStackSize 8388608" for a stack size of 8MB.
  5. Save the configuration file.
  6. Restart Apache2 for the changes to take effect.

Note that the ThreadStackSize value should be a power of 2, and should be set to a value appropriate for your system's needs. Setting it too low can cause stack overflow errors, while setting it too high can waste memory.