Your New PC Won't Let You Work On ASP.Net?
Here's a problem you're likely to get when setting up a new dev' box.
Open a command window and run 'aspnet_regiis' with the -i option
What is the -i option for?
A quick way to tell if ASP.net is running, (and what version) is to deliberately get a 404 error on a ".aspx" extension. For example, navigate to:
If asp.net is running:
- you'll get a .Net error page (with the version written at the bottom of the page).
If IIS is running:
- you'll get an IIS error page (The Page cannot be found)
If IIS is not running (at this site)
- you'll get an explorer error page (The Web Site cannot be found) [unless some thing else hi-jacks your browser, such as google toolbar.]
A related problem you may find if client-side scripts are misbehaving the whole time... you need to rebuild the client scripts. Here's how:
What is the -c option for?
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