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ASP.NET Tab has dissappeared

Last Modified: 2010-04-21

We have a new server and when we go to IIS we do not have the ASP.NET icon. Can anyone shed some light on a possible solution to this.

Been in regedit. everything as it should be
Restarted IIS
Cannot amend the meta iis .xml file in System32, as it says I cannot edit that file but I have been told that I need to delete Enable32On64 line to fix it.  But cannot delete that.


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I had a similar problem in IIS. If you only have one version of .NET (1.1), then you won't have a .NET tab in IIS.
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have you installed the latest .NET framework?


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I don't know alot about .NET so meverest may be on the ball here. What I will say is that if you are running Outlook Web Access, Outlook Mobile Access, or pretty much ANYTHING that uses ASP.NET for Microsoft Exchange access over web, do not change the .net version on the virtual web sites. Anything other than .NET 1.1 will kill these apps.

Good luck, sir!


Hi thanks for the replies. Yes i have all versions of .NET from 2.0 above so 2.0, 3.0 and 3.5

I have deleted that line in the meta file but still no joy.

jefferybush: Thanks for the comment, but I am not using any of what you have warned me against.  Cheers

When IIS starts I get a Window saying whether I would like to start 32 bit modde or 64 bit mode.  And at the top it says the same for each i.e.

"in 32 bit mode you have 6 of 7 snap ins available."
"in 64 bit mode you have 6 of 7 snap ins available."

Can anyone take this any further as it is really vexing me lol




Also lol

I have removed that line from meta file now and I cannot see where to put it back. How can I repair that file now or can someone post be a snippet of surrounding code so I know where to place it back as IIS will not work now without that for some reason:





Cheers again for your help Dave :-)


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