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Hi I am new to oscommerce so it is likely this is something I am doing wrong

I have uploaded /catalog to my /sitedirectory/catalog

when i try to run sitename.co.uk/catalog/install I get the below error


The website declined to show this webpage

HTTP 403

Most likely causes:

•This website requires you to log in.


What you can try:

Go back to the previous page.


More information


This error (HTTP 403 Forbidden) means that Internet Explorer was able to connect to the website, but it does not have permission to view the webpage.


For more information about HTTP errors, see Help.

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Hi Nic,


I have checked and there are full read/write permissions to catalog and all subfiles and folders...


Do I need to contact my hosting provider to check more than that?




Check that the file permissions for htaccess are correct, and that this file has no errors


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