How to activate curl in xampp?

1. Locate XAMPP install directory
2. open php/php.ini (probably C:\xampp\php\php.ini
or C:\ program files\apachefriends\xampp\php\php.ini)

3. do a search for the word ‘curl’ and uncomment (remove the leading semicolon) that line
before removing ;extension=php_curl.dll
after removing: extension=php_curl.dll
4. save & close
5. open apache/bin/php.ini (probably C:\xampp\apache\php.ini
or C:\ program files\apachefriends\xampp\apache\php.ini)

6. search for curl, uncomment as before (step 3)
7. save & close
8. Do not forget! restart apache