troubleshooting Question

.htaccess allow only php

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Im trying to write a .htaccess file which will block access to .inc files on my apache web server.

At the moment a user can type in http://myserver/dbConf.inc and they get all my database credentials, not a great idea :-S

So after reading about .htaccess Ive done the following:-
<Files *.inc>
    Order Deny,Allow 
    Deny from all
</Files>

<Files *.php>
    Order Deny,Allow 
    Deny from all
</Files>

<Files *.png>
    Order Deny,Allow 
    Deny from all
</Files>


<Files *.swg>
    Order Deny,Allow 
    Deny from all
</Files>

Which successfully blocks access to my dbConf.inc file, but also my index.php file :-S

What Im trying to do is only allow access to *.php, *.png, *.swg and block access to everything else, which I thought would be acomplised by:-
<Files *.*>
    Order Deny,Allow 
    Deny from all
</Files>

What am I doing wrong?
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