DesktopServer – Create locally installed WordPress Websites › Forums › Public Discussions › DesktopServer Must Be Run From C:\Xampplite This topic has 5 replies, 2 voices, and was last updated 5 years, 3 months ago by Gregg. Viewing 5 reply threads Author Posts January 27, 2016 at 8:13 pm #168984 benParticipant I’ve unzipped all the files and when I try to open desktop server it wont open, I get a black box flash on screen for a mili second but cant see what it says, why doesn’t desktop server work or even open??!! January 27, 2016 at 8:16 pm #168985 benParticipant Sorry I forgot to add that when I try to open through the xampp_cli.exe it doesn’t open and thats when the black box flashes up for a milli second?? January 27, 2016 at 9:13 pm #168987 GreggKeymaster Hello Ben, The latest version 3.8.1 is not supported on Windows XP. You would have to go back to 3.6.5. January 28, 2016 at 11:32 am #169431 benParticipant Hi I am a new user so I dont have version 3.6.5. Where would I find it? Regards Ben January 28, 2016 at 11:34 am #169432 benParticipant Also if your on version v3.8.1 will version v3.6.5 have bugs/problems/issues? Regards Ben January 28, 2016 at 1:56 pm #169524 GreggKeymaster Hello Ben, It is possible you could run into issues. We no longer support Windows XP and neither is Microsoft. Author Posts Viewing 5 reply threads The topic ‘DesktopServer Must Be Run From C:\Xampplite’ is closed to new replies.