Recently, I bought a Windows 8 machine. When I was setting up my development environment I realized that opening up my browser and pointing to ‘localhost’ was returning a ’403 Forbidden’ error.
This is how I fixed it:
- Open the “httpd.conf” file. (C:\wamp\bin\apache\apache2.2.22\conf\httpd.conf)
- Find the line with the following text:
- And change it to: