updated PHP 7.3 to 8.1.4 now my site will not load

Fill 6 Reputation points
2022-03-24T15:41:25.39+00:00

After seeing that I have security vulnerabilities with the version of PHP I have (7.4) I quickly download the latest PHP (8.1.4). I then set a new environmental variables path pointing to the new PHP version. Going to IIS manager and opening up PHP Manager I then clicked "Register new PHP version". After pointing that to the same new PHP version I then try to reach my site which gives me an " This page isn't working right now .... 10.0.0.12 can't currently handle this request. http error 500". Any insight/help to fix this problem would be great!

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  1. Bruce Zhang-MSFT 3,736 Reputation points
    2022-03-25T02:06:46.527+00:00

    Hi @Fill ,

    Unfortunately, IIS no longer supports versions after PHP 8. That means PHP 7 can run well on IIS but PHP 8 cannot.
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