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The page cannot be found

     
7:14 am on Jan 4, 2008 (gmt 0)

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Hi guys

I have recently installed IIS on winXP SP2 but when i tried to open [localhost...] (and [127.0.0.1...] - giving HTTP 404 error "The page cannot be found"

For [localhost:8080...] - Cannot Find Server "The page cannot be displayed"

I have user name with NO Administrative rights, but i tried with admin login too but same problem.

please help to resolve this problem.

Thanks

11:24 am on Jan 4, 2008 (gmt 0)

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assuming the services are running have you eset the directory to the directory where the website is?

>start > settings >control panel > administrative tools > internet Information Services > > local computer > then right click default web site click properties choose home directory tab set the directory where your web site is

not an expert on this but worth a try

also is the home page a straight .htm file or a .asp or other extension? check Documents tab in the same properties screen

11:26 am on Jan 4, 2008 (gmt 0)

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Hi YuviG,

Have you checked the Home Directory Tab for the Default Web Site in the IIS manager?

Try putting a default.htm or index.htm in that location.

EDIT: johnhh beat me to it, with a better description too ;)

 

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