[XAMPP] Stuck At Installing Dashboard

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Thanks for taking the time to read this.

I've installed XAMPP and Concrete 5.6 and when I try to install using localhost/127.0.0.1/etc, I always get hung up on 'Installing Dashboard.'

I've checked the database that it connects to and it's creating ~170 tables everytime. I've done an extensive search through google, also these forums, and no solutions have worked for me.

So far, I've tried:
- extending the max_execution_time
- changing the storage to MyISAM
- installing Concrete 5.4.2.2 & Concrete 5.5 separately with no luck. (Got Strict Standard errors that I couldn't fix by editing the php.ini file in XAMPP.

I'm sure I'm forgetting something, but I've tried a lot of things so far and haven't been able to resolve this.

I'm running Windows 7 64-Bit and I've downloaded the XAMPP PHP 5.4 Version.

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cherrycake replied on at Permalink Reply
cherrycake
maybe make sure /config /files and /packages are recursively writable by the web server account before the installation?
oaknshield replied on at Permalink Reply
oaknshield
hi
did you ever get a solution for this ?.. I having the exact issue
win 7 32bit / concrete5.6.2.1 / xampp 1.8.3

its just stuck at installing dashboard
madesimplemedia replied on at Permalink Reply
madesimplemedia
If you're really stuck you could try WAMP instead.
oaknshield replied on at Permalink Reply
oaknshield
ok thanks - - I switched to WAMP - - I still got same error though .. however I followed a previous thread
added the following:

added code to my.ini
[mysqld]
#port=3306
lower_case_table_names = 2
default-storage-engine=MyISAM

I restarted wampp
I used 127.0.0.1 instead of localhost

C5 5.6.2.1 installed ok