David, Yeah I think I figured out something...I went back into the httpd file and changed line 293 from localhost to 127.0.0.1 and then was able to pull up the .index html page in my test area....I think I need to sit down with the have a look and make sure all relevant lines are in sync...I will also remove the other install of Apache to make sure it doesn't interfere... Thanks, Dave David Kutcher wrote: > 1. You could disconnect from the internet entirely to run it locally. > 2. Localhost should work UNLESS you also have other services running (like > PWS) that are conflicting. Shut down all services related to web serving > including the other copies of Apache you installed. > 3. If you did the default install, you should be able to edit files in > C:\apache\htdocs\ and those would be your sites... ie. http://localhost/ -> > C:\apache\htdocs\ > > that's it. you might need to specify index.html unless you have that > configured properly in the httpd.conf file. > > David > www.confluentforms.com > > -- > For unsubscribe and other options, including > the Tip Harvester and archive of thelist go to: > http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt !