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Getting SilverStripe up and running on your computer and on your web server.

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Notice: 3.0 tar.gz archives broken on Windows

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Forum Moderator, 801 Posts

6 December 2012 at 12:28pm

Edited: 11/12/2012 11:20am

Problem: It has come to our attention that the release archives obtained from are corrupted in certain Windows setups, which renders the CMS unoperational. This only affects the tar.gz releases, when extracted with WinZIP or IzArc.

Verification: You are affected by this problem if files in the following directory doesn't have correct *.php extensions (truncated to *.ph):

Solution: We recommend either extracting the tar.gz archives with 7-ZIP, or downloading the newly available ZIP archives from


Thanks for your patience.


Community Member, 1 Post

13 August 2015 at 3:22am

I am unable to install 3.0 version on wndows 10 after upgrade from 8.1

Says some error & intaller exits.

Any idea if wndows 10 is causing the problem?

Ashish gupta
Developer / Marketing
Member - DIMA
Faculty Guide - IMT Nagpur


Community Member, 1 Post

7 September 2015 at 9:57pm

I am unable to install 3.0 version on wndows 10 after upgrade from 8.1