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Install and enable the fileinfo extension


I tried installing Mautic on my local server (Xampp v 3.2.2.) And the following error appeared: Install and enable the fileinfo extension.

How to install this extension and activate it?

I tried installing Mautic on my local server (Xampp v 3.2.2.) And the following error appeared: Install and enable the fileinfo extension.

How to install this extension and activate it?

I think the latest xampp comes with php 5.6. The extension would likely be there by default and not enabled. Can you check your php.ini file and see if there’s a line like below commented out? If so, remove the leading ; and save then restart apache

Extension=Php_fileinfo.dll