The page called "First Steps With WordPress", contain this: "Begin by logging into the “administration area” or the back end of your website. Visit your site's login page by placing "wp-admin" after your domain name (e.g. http://example.com/wp-admin"
I have a local install, and this address will run my WordPress site:
However, when I type in the following address, IE9 says, "Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage":
I'm using Wamp, and the actual directory on my PC is:
First of all, I'm puzzled by how calling up the administration site in this way can even work at all - all the files in the "wp-admin" directory have .PHP extensions, and I don't think they will work if you run them directly in a browser, at least this won't run:
So, as usual, I'm "WordPressed" for an answer that makes sense.