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Unable to start debugging on the web server.  Unable to connect o the web server.

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I have a new XP box that I am trying to debug my ASP.NET applications on through Visual Studio 2005.  I have been able to debug Classic ASP apps (with the requisite steps taken in IIS) but when I try to debug my ASP.NET applications I get...
"Unable to start debugging on the web server.  Unable to connect o the web server.  Verify that the web server is running and that HTTP requests are not blocked by a firewall."

I have Windows FireWall turned on AND I have tried to add HTTP to the exceptions as well as Visual Studio IDE.  I have even turned the firewall complete off and tried and still get the message above.

I have my "application" in IIS set to use Integrated Windows authentification.  
I have done iisreset at the command prompt.

Do I have a port conflict?
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are you debugging on the server? are you running the application in VS 2005? if yes, VS creates a temp web server and works with that .. am nor sure why you should have a problem with that?

try switching of the firewall ..

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Running on XP Pro SP2, hitting localhost.
Running in VS 2005 from Debug menu, Start Debugging

I have tried turning off the firewall completely, same message.

I can start the app via "Start without Debugging" but when I get a couple clicks into the app I get this message....

"Failed to access IIS metabase. "  <--researching this now.

Any ideas on that second message?

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Got it.

****  I reinstalled the .NET 2.0 Framework and I'm running.  ****

Not sure why.  This machine was configured by our tech.  The .NET 3.0 Framework was installed also.  Not sure if that had anything to do with it.

I've seen posts where order of installation matters.

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