How to change 127 0 0 1 to read localhost Tags: Configuration Localhost Browsers Windows 7 Last response: October 28, 2012 6:12 PM in Windows 7 Share Gilgal October 15, 2012 7:13:11 PM Hello, my wampserver 2.0 used to show localhost in the browser but when i upgraded to 2.2 it changed to 127.0.0.1 in the browser. Though they mean the same, i would want it to show "localhost" in the browser. More about : change 127 read localhost aaab October 15, 2012 7:27:21 PM Put localhost into your browser instead? the great randini a b $ Windows 7 October 15, 2012 7:53:24 PM static hosts file entry browse c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts open it with notepad.exe how to modify the hosts file =http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DImy0En1-HI Related resources How to change 127 0 0 1 to read localhost - Forum How to change the default localhost ip 127.0.0.1 on a Vista PC ? - Forum " localhost " works for web page, but not 127.0.0.1 - Forum Localhost IP resolves to [:: 1 ] instead of [ 127.0.0.1 ] on s.. - Forum Local Host 127.0.0.1 Question - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer aaab October 15, 2012 10:37:21 PM 127.0.01 localhost should already be in the hosts file. Even so... it doesn't need to be in there. What's wrong with 127.0.0.1 ? it is exactly the same as localhost. Gilgal October 26, 2012 9:28:10 AM I know they are the same but when i put localhost in the browser it brings this "Forbidden. You don't have permission to access / on this server". But when i put 127.0.0.1 it works perfectly & opens wampserver homepage. What i want is to be able also use "localhost" in the browser. Any help? Thanks, aaab October 28, 2012 6:12:34 PM Looks like a problem with wamp. I suggest you post on here: http://forum.wampserver.com/list.php?2 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources 127.0.0.1 Forum How do find username and password windows security 127 0 0 1 at config Forum The case of the missing localhost Forum Zonealarm and localhost Forum Can't open files on 127.0.0.1 using IIS Forum Why is MS Word is trying to connect to 127.0.0.1 ? Forum LPD Printing to \ 127.0.0.1 Forum Localhost problems Forum How can I read files on LaCie Drive using Linux Forum Why did Bill Gates invent Windows? Forum How do i change the windows logon name? Forum [Solved] How can I tell who's torrenting on my network? Forum How can i format pendrive Forum How do I remove write protection from a USB memory stick? Forum How to turn on the wifi capability of my sony vaio netbook and also the bluetoot Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !