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Sharepoint Services Server Error in '/_layouts' Application

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I installed sharepoint services with a few problems, but this is where is stops.

I have logged in as admin and below is what i get.

Help!

Server Error in '/_layouts' Application.
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Runtime Error
Description: An application error occurred on the server. The current custom error settings for this application prevent the details of the application error from being viewed.

Details: To enable the details of this specific error message to be viewable on the local server machine, please create a <customErrors> tag within a "web.config" configuration file located in the root directory of the current web application. This <customErrors> tag should then have its "mode" attribute set to "RemoteOnly". To enable the details to be viewable on remote machines, please set "mode" to "Off".


<!-- Web.Config Configuration File -->

<configuration>
    <system.web>
        <customErrors mode="RemoteOnly"/>
    </system.web>
</configuration>
 

Notes: The current error page you are seeing can be replaced by a custom error page by modifying the "defaultRedirect" attribute of the application's <customErrors> configuration tag to point to a custom error page URL.


<!-- Web.Config Configuration File -->

<configuration>
    <system.web>
        <customErrors mode="On" defaultRedirect="mycustompage.htm"/>
    </system.web>
</configuration>
 

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Ok I got this far:
   
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  This Windows SharePoint Services virtual server has not been configured for use with ASP.NET 2.0.50727.42. For more information, please refer to Knowledge Base article 894903 at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=42660.



Troubleshoot issues with Windows SharePoint Services.  
 
I tried to do what it said but no luck, any more ideas?
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ok great.  follow the resolution explained here   --->  http://support.microsoft.com/kb/894903

hope this will sort it for you
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by:wadesellers
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stsadm.exe –o upgrade –forceupgrade –url http://URLOftheVirtualServer - This is what they say to do, but this does not work "upgrade" is not even an option when you look at the list of possible commands, I tried to manually add in the lines but that did not work.

Any further details to help out?

thanks,
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by:wadesellers
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Ok it worked the only thing I did different this time is put the virtual server port number at the end.

Thanks,
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