Wamp Server Could not execute menu item (internal error) [Exception] could not perform service action: The service has not been started

If you installed your wamp server in your machine sometime you might get some errors. In those error one is “Could not execute menu item (internal error) [Exception]”. Getting error always will be irritated. In this article am sharing how to solve “Could not execute menu item (internal error) [Exception] could not perform service action: The service has not been started.” in wamp server.

Wamp Server Could not execute menu item (internal error) [Exception]

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Reason for this error is port 80 may allocated to some other application like Skype, Antivirus or some other.

How to solve the Error “Wamp Server Could not execute menu item (internal error)”

Method1 – Stop Other Application Services

Verify any of those below application services are running or not. If any services are running close it then try again.
IIS, Skype, Zone Alarm, NOD32, Eset, Internet Optimizer, Google Accelerator, any other database server, any other webserver

Method2 – Change port no from 80 to other

Open the File httpd.conf from the following Path or Left Click Wamp server icon -> Under Apache
D:\wamp\bin\apache\Apache2.2.21\conf\httpd.conf

Wamp Server Could not execute menu item

Check for the line #Listen 12.34.56.78:80 then change the next line Listen 80 to Listen 8080 or some other number.

After that, Click “Restart all Services” under Quick admin in WAMPSERVER. Now open your localhost in your browser with link http://localhost:8080. Here I changed the port no to 8080 so I used port 8080

If this method will work 100% to solve the error “Could not execute menu item (internal error) [Exception]”  , If you have any other issues in installing wamp kindly share with us.






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2 Responses to “How to Solve Wamp Server Could not execute menu item (internal error) [Exception]”
  1. gaianorm says:

    hello there thanks for the tip, now everything works like a charm ;)
    Bye
    G.

  2. Amal says:

    Tomorrow is my Master presentation, and the local host had this error, after disabling zone alarm and exiting skype it went just fine.. Thanks a Lot (:

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