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Hello , i just installed mybb on host gator , i did everything correctly but when I try to import theme or customize my forum through admin panel i am getting this Error:

You don't have permission to access /forum/admin/index.php on this server.

Can i anyone tell me what is the problem , according to me there is some problem with chmod of admin directory but i never changed it once..

any solution ...

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Are you by any chance hosted by hostsavers? I have the same problem.

Anyway, this problem is caused by mod_security. You could try making a .htaccess file in your MyBB root with these contents:

# If mod_security is enabled, attempt to disable it.
# - Note, this will work on the majority of hosts but on
#   MediaTemple, it is known to cause random Internal Server
#   errors. For MediaTemple, please remove the block below
<IfModule mod_security.c>
    # Turn off mod_security filtering.
    SecFilterEngine Off

    # The below probably isn't needed, but better safe than sorry.
    SecFilterScanPOST Off

If that doesn't work (as it doesn't for me), you'll have to get your host to sort it server-side (as I'm trying to get hostsavers to do)
Also, you could try to give to "/forum/admin/index.php" CHMOD 777. (Though I dont think this gonna work)
No point in CHMODing, won't fix it, it's mod_security as detailed above.