Memcache on PHP 5.3 on Windows 7 64-bit

This one is more of just a reminder for myself, but also a bit of help to the community.

If you want to run Memcache on Windows 7 using the latest version of xampp (1.7.3, with PHP 5.3), you’ll need the following extension:


It’s surprisingly difficult to find, too. The first page of Google is useless, and I had to follow through comments on blog posts that I arrived at through comments on Stack Overflow.

Many thanks to my source:

Installing Memcached for PHP 5.3 on Windows 7

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