IIS 7 and Above
Activation context generation failed for "C:\php\php-cgi.exe". Depen...
Re: Activation context generation failed for "C:\php\php-cgi.exe". De...
Jun 30, 2011 12:02 AM|HCamper|LINK
I suggest that you use the IIS Net
http://learn.iis.net/page.aspx/724/install-and-configure-php/ guide instead of the one you have been working from.
I also suggest you get the Windows installer from the PHP for Windows site that is non-thread safe instead of the zip archive.
Using the IIS Net guides from above along with the one for FastCGI and Recycling get the basics going.
I also suggest you get the PHP manager from the IIS Net Download section to maintain the PHP configuration
and settings http://www.iis.net/community/default.aspx?tabid=34&g=6&i=2007 .