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you don't have permission to access / on this server

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I installed wamp on my windows machine and when i tried to open localhost on my browser i received the message."you dont have permission to access / on this server." I searched this on the internet and got to know that there is problem with file and folder permissions.I shoulls change it to 644 and 755.But can you help me on how to change the permmissions.

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Windows doesn't use Unix permissions. You'll need to give access to the Windows user account that the web server is running under. I'm not sure what Apache uses, but for IIS that user has the prefix IUSR. You'll need to right-click on the folder you need to give access to, go to Properties, go to the Security or Permissions tabs, and add read and write permissions to that user.

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According to the Apache manual, it looks like Apache runs under the LocalSystem account.

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