I am new to this board and have been pulling my hair out trying to resolve this problem. I am in the process of installing the free CORE version of Expressionengine 2 on my localhost.
I have had this successfully installed on my localhost in the past, but for some reason seem to be unable to repeat the process ?? I can't recall how to set the permissions required below.
Can anybody help me out on this one ?
3. Set File Permissions
These permissions are typical for PHP-based applications running on Apache, though you may want to check with your web host to see if more restrictive permissions can be used to allow PHP to write to files and directories.
Set these files to 666:
Set these directories to 777:
Provide all permissions to the IIS user for these directories:
4. Run The Installation Wizard
Point your browser to the URL of the admin.php file you uploaded. For example: http://example.com/admin.php
Follow the on-screen instructions to install ExpressionEngine.