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(1) You must have Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2015 Update3 - version already installed in Windows 7+ to run the built-in (VC14-x86) PhP 7.1+ & PhP 7.0+ and (VC11-x86) PhP 5.6+ versions under Apache (VC14-x86) 2.4+.
(2) Be sure! You already have the latest C++ Redistributable Visual Studio 2017 - v14.12.25810.0 - vc_redist_x86 version installed in Windows 10 / 8+ / 7+ to run the built-in (VC15-x86) PhP 7.2+ and/ or the built-in (VC14-x86) PhP 7.1+ or PhP 7.0+ versions under Apache (VC15-x86) 2.4.27+.