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Not displaying localhost

By pkb125
Jan 25, 2010
  1. Hi, I want to open my localhost by typing "//localhost" in url but it display the followng error -
    The website cannot display the page
    HTTP 500
    Most likely causes:
    •The website is under maintenance.
    •The website has a programming error.

    can Anybody response this question
    thanks
    prasanta
     
  2. Ididmyc600

    Ididmyc600 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,251

    Hi

    you can only do this if you are running apache server or similar website program.

    if you are running apache make sure the server is running and that a page called index exists in the correct directory of apache.

    under default setup apache has an index page and it should show when you browse to localhost
     
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