# How to install wincache on Windows hosting server

This Windows hosting guide will explain how to install wincache on Windows hosting server.

1. Unpack the package into some temporary location.

2. Copy the php_wincache.dll file into the PHP extensions folder. Typically this folder is called “ext” and it is located in the same folder with all PHP binary files. For example: C:\Program Files\PHP\ext.

3. Using a text editor, open the php.ini file, which is usually located in the same folder where all PHP binary files are. For example: C:\Program Files\PHP\php.ini.

4. Add the following line at the end of the php.ini file: extension = php_wincache.dll.

5. Save and close the php.ini file.

6. Recycle the IIS Application Pools for PHP to pick up the configuration changes.