# [xdebug-general] Re: FAQ | Xdebug and XAMPP

From: Derick Rethans <derick[@]xdebug.org>
Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2007 15:49:46 +0100 (CET)

Hello Kars,

On Wed, 24 Jan 2007, K.Meyboom wrote:

> So, here's my suggestion:
>
> Q: I'm using XAMPP, but I can't seem to get the packaged xdebug extension to work properly.
> A: If you uncommented the "extension=php_xdebug.dll" line, that is to be expected. Xdebug -needs- to be loaded with the
> zend_extension_ts = "C:\path\to\php_xdebug.dll" directive. You'll also likely have to disable the loading of the zend
> optimizer, since it's enabled by default, and doesn't work well with xdebug. So look for the related entry in php.ini,
> and comment it out.
>
> Use it as you see fit (or not at all), I just wish to save others some trouble.

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