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I installed Coldfusion 8 trial version on my system (XP Professional sp3). I created an Folder in the “C:/Coldfusion8/wwwroot” called “buildProject” containing an Index.cfm and some other .cfm files.

But I am unable to access the Neither my project files or CFIDE/Administrator

I tried the following URLS

http://localhost:8500/wwwroot/buildProject/ 
http://localhost:8500/CFIDE/administrator/index.cfm
http:// 127.0.0.1:8500/wwwroot/buildProject/ 
http:// 127.0.0.1:8500/CFIDE/administrator/index.cfm
http://localhost /wwwroot/buildProject/index.cfm
http://localhost /CFIDE/administrator/index.cfm
http://localhost /wwwroot/buildProject/ 
http://localhost /CFIDE/administrator/index.cfm

Firefox can't establish a connection to the server at 127.0.0.1:8500.

  • The site could be temporarily unavailable or too busy. Try again in a few moments.

  • If you are unable to load any pages, check your computer's network connection.

  • If your computer or network is protected by a firewall or proxy, make sure that Firefox is permitted to access the Web.

• I cleared the browsing “History” from both IE and FF. • I have restarted the CF server in the Control Panel >Administrative Tools > Services • Even restarted the IIS

Getting the same error.

Further I was trying to access IE/FF via CFbuilder But still I am getting the error “The connection was refused when attempting to contact [URL].” My inetpub is in the D rive where as CF8 is in C drive Also when i check IIS-5 Control Panel >Admin tools > Services I do not find the Localhost under web sites or FTP sites. Kindly help me with a fix.

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If you installed with the built in web server you would access your pages at

http://localhost:8500/buildProject/index.cfm

If you chose IIS as your web server it would be at

http://localhost/buildProject/index.cfm

assuming you are running IIS on default port 80

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