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 : Forum127.0.0.1 ForumHow do find username and password windows security 127 0 0 1 at config ForumThe case of the missing localhost ForumZonealarm and localhost ForumCan't open files on 127.0.0.1 using IIS ForumWhy is MS Word is trying to connect to 127.0.0.1 ? ForumLPD Printing to \ 127.0.0.1 ForumLocalhost problems ForumHow can I read files on LaCie Drive using Linux ForumWhy did Bill Gates invent Windows? ForumHow do i change the windows logon name? Forum[Solved] How can I tell who's torrenting on my network? ForumHow can i format pendrive ForumHow do I remove write protection from a USB memory stick? ForumHow to turn on the wifi capability of my sony vaio netbook and also the bluetoot More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !