PHP Version Upgrade on Windows Wamp Server

This is a common issue of all developers upgrading PHP versions for windows users. So, I am going to show you some easy steps to upgrade your PHP version.

Step 1:

You should download the latest PHP version from

Step 2:

Extract the download file on this directory C:\wamp64\bin\php\. And rename it like php7.4.9.

Step 3:

Now copy the php.ini and wampserver.conf from your existing PHP version to paste your new version directory.

Step 4:

Find extension_dir from your php.ini file and change it like ; extension_dir = "c://wamp64/bin/php/php7.4.9/txt".

Step 5:

Now modify wampserver.conf file


 $phpConf['apache']['2.2']['LoadModuleName'] = 'php5_module';

 $phpConf['apache']['2.2']['LoadModuleFile'] = 'php5apache2_2.dll';


 $phpConf['apache']['2.4']['LoadModuleName'] = 'php7_module';

 $phpConf['apache']['2.4']['LoadModuleFile'] = 'php7apache2_4.dll';

Step 6:

Open Control Panel -> Advanced and System Settings -> Environment Variables -> System Variables -> Path -> Edit

 Then add the PHP new version directory like this C:\wamp64\bin\php\php7.2.10.

Step 7:

 Restart your system and check your system PHP version upgraded as you want.


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