Cara install ioncube di localhost ( XAMPP)

Cara nya sebagai berikut :

1. Find your PHP version. You will need to know the version when you download the ionCube loaders.

2. Download ionCube loader from: http://www.ionCube.com/loaders.php
Download this version: Windows (x86) — Windows Installer

3. Install ionCube loader to XAMPP at: C:\xampp\htdocs\ioncube

4. Open php.ini with your text editor. (Edit php.ini file on C:\xampp\php\php.ini)

The file is located at C:\xampp\apache\bin\ or C:\xampp\php\.
Add the following line before any other zend_extension statements.

zend_extension = “C:\xampp\htdocs\ioncube\ioncube_loader_win_5.3.dll”

And Save this file.

5. Run (or restart) XAMPP, and open the folling link http://localhost/ioncube/loader-wizard.php

6. For security reasons we advise that you remove*** this Wizard script from your server now that the ionCube Loader is installed.
Remove this file ! http://localhost/ioncube/loader-wizard.php

Sumber : http://support.open-realty.org/showthread.php?24689-installing-ioncube-on-Xampp.