i am working on magento store on local wampserver 2.4 .Ip address of my system is are my wamp settings

Listen 80
<Directory />
    AllowOverride none
    Require all granted


Alias /phpmyadmin "E:/wamp/apps/phpmyadmin4.0.4/" 

# to give access to phpmyadmin from outside 
# replace the lines
#      Order Deny,Allow
#   Deny from all
#   Allow from
# by
#        Order Allow,Deny 
#   Allow from all

<Directory "E:/wamp/apps/phpmyadmin4.0.4/">
    Options Indexes FollowSymLinks ExecCGI
    AllowOverride all
    Order Deny,Allow
    Deny from all
    Allow from
    Allow from ::1
    Allow from localhost

and my wamp is online color is green when i put on another pc within lan the wamp page is open and when i click on my magento setup folder it show the error"unable to connect" or "not found" or "forbidden" however other folders on my wamp/www are accessible even phpmyadmin also working please help me to resolve this issue to access the magento in lan on different systems at same time

  • So you are trying to access your machine from another machine on your network? Commented Sep 8, 2014 at 15:29
  • yes i want to access my machine from another machine in LAN Commented Sep 8, 2014 at 15:42
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  • there are some other old projects in my wamp/www and they working except magento and when i put this address in my browser it also works but not accessible from another pc Commented Sep 8, 2014 at 18:00
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1 Answer 1


Since magento require a domain name update your hosts file on your local machine

Hint: open the Windows HOSTS file (C:\\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts) and add: www.localhost.com localhost.com

Try not to use localhost you may run into other issues later on

Make sure your WampServer meet magento minimum system requirement and double check your folder setting

Take a look at Install Magento on WampServer few tricks and Installing on Windows with XAMPP and WAMP

  • i edited my windows hosts file now home page is open but images and css not load.and when i click on any navigation link it again show just localhost/projectfolder and page browser gives error unable to connect Commented Sep 9, 2014 at 11:11
  • resolved after doing above just go to admin panel>configuration>General>web> and in unsecure and secure url put the new url like in my case i put Commented Sep 9, 2014 at 12:18

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