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Win Srvr2K3 FrontPage Extensions 2K2 problem...

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A client has a web server on which approx 20 sites live and work happily. One of the sites apparently has FP extensions version 4.0.2.2717. The rest have version 5.0.2.6790 listed.

This particular web site user wants to use his FP for publishing, and is unable at this time.

On the server, going to the FrontPage Server Extensions 2002 Server Administration page, one finds this site listed as the above older extensions version. The link beside this listing says "upgrade," shich when hit and submits, one gets the following error message:

"The document root of the web server where you are trying to install the server extensions already contains a disk-based web."

Tried creating a new web in IIS, duplicating all settings. Upon trying to install Server Extension, received the same error message.

What would cause this, and how do I fix it?

Thanks in advance.
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Perfect.

Dave_Dietz's response had me looking in the right direction (especially the 'More Information' reference), and I was about to edit the _vti files, when I found ajarvey's easier fix of just deleting them, and re-extending the site.

Well done.

Thanks.
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