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Common WAMP Errors
by Peter Smith - Monday, 15 July 2013, 8:52 PM


This pages list common error you may have installing or running WAMP on your system. You need WAMP running correctly to take part in our free Introduction to PHP course


1. MSVCR100.DLL Install Error

If you are getting an error with MSVCR100.DLL, you need to install the Visual C++ 2010 SP1 Redistributable Package

Windows 32bit Editions: (Older Computers)

Windows 64bit Editions: (Newer Computers)

2. 403 Forbidden Errors

You recieve this error because the configuartion of the web server part of wamp. To fix this error,

1. Left Click on the WAMP Icon.

2. In the Menu, Select Apache and then httpd.conf.

3. A text file should open.

4. Click Edit, Find in notepad and search for "onlineoffline "

5. change the text,

# onlineoffline tag - don't remove
Order Deny,Allow
Deny from all
Allow from all
Allow from localhost


# onlineoffline tag - don't remove
Order Deny,Allow
Allow from all

If you are using Apache 2.4 or newer, you need to use Require all instead of Allow all and remove Order Deny,Allow.

6. Save the File.

7. Left Click on the WAMP Icon and click Restart all Services.

8. Your Site is now available to everyone on the Internet.