This post will help you download and install PHP 7.4.x on your Windows 10, however, your Windows OS is 8/8.1 or 7; you should not have any issues downloading and installing PHP 7.4.x and verify latest version of PHP on your Windows OS.
Follow these simple steps to download and install PHP 7.4.x on your Windows OS.
Before you download PHP; check your system type by pressing WIN + PAUSE buttons together.
Download PHP 7.4.9 (64 bit)
To download the PHP 7.4.9 64 bit for your system, simply click the download button, which is a direct thread safe download link for Windows 64 bit OS.
Download PHP 7.4.9 (32 bit)
To download the PHP 7.4.9 32 bit for your system, simply click the download button, which is a direct thread safe download link for Windows 32 bit OS.
Unzip PHP Download
Since you downloaded PHP 7.4.9 in zip format, that needs to be unzipped. Just locate the downloaded PHP zip package, right click and click extract all.
Put Unzipped Folder in C Drive
Copy and paste PHP extracted folder in your desired drive C or E.. I keep it in my C drive.
Set PHP to System PATH
Once you have put extracted PHP folder in your drive, open it and look for bin folder and open it too. Now, copy the bin folder location path and click the Windows Menu button and search for variables and click environment variables and look for Path under system variables and hit edit then hit new and paste PHP bin folder location and click OK, OK, OK again. You are done..
- Open PHP bin folder
- Copy PHP bin folder location path
- Press Windows Menu Button
- Type Variables and hit Enter
- Click Environment Variables
- Click Path under System Variables and click Edit button
- On the right, click NEW
- Paste PHP bin fonder location path
- Click OK, OK, and OK again
Verify PHP Version
Launch your command prompt and type
Find this post confusing? Watch me download, install, verify PHP 7.4.x on Windows 10 in the video below.