I installed apache server and PhP-5.2.6-win32-installer into windows server 2008. when i try to browse d file through IE it showing an http 404 error. Apache is working on server 2008 know? Plese give me an solution.

type "http://localhost" and you ought to be welcomed by apache.. Whether it states nothing, then you definitely haven't installed it correctly..

Then there's one other issue in home windows server.. Should you haven't disabled IIS server that's running automatically, you'd 't be permitted to operate apache (i.e should you haven't transformed the default port while setting up apache). So shut lower IIS server through IIS manager in charge panel and begin apache..

yes, you have to in your appache server