View Full Version : access localhost:8082 (Acquia Stack) in Windows XP

Paul Reid
Dec 31, 2012, 04:36 PM
I am running MAC 10.8 (Mountain Lion) and Parallels 8 with Windows XP.

I have two websites on Acquia Dev Desktop server and access them via the following:

I now need to view these sites in my browsers in Windows XP.

My computer is located at mycomputername.local
In Windows, I have tried:

I have read about hacks to Acquia's httpd.conf file. I don't want to do this.
Do I really need to edit the Windows hosts file? I never did this before. And trying to edit it didn't work anyway.
I have done this before and remember it was pretty simple. Can't seem to remember how to do it.

This only works when hosting from MAC's default Apache at port 80: