# Error – Unable to access the IIS metabase

On Windows 8 Pro:

``````%systemroot%\inetsrv\config
``````

On Windows 7 and 8.1 and 10

``````%systemroot%\System32\inetsrv\config
``````

(Where `%systemroot%` is usually `C:\Windows`)

Navigate to the appropriate location above in Windows Explorer. You will be blocked access with a popup which says: