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when i go on the Internet, i get the Server Error in '/' Application message.
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Hello branbelle,

What do you mean by '/' application message?  When do you get '/'?  Click on a link?

If you boot up IE with the '/', check your homepage setting.  In IE Options > General tab, make sure homepage setting is set to a website address, not any strange character.

Are you using IE6 or IE7?  If IE6,
1. If the above does not work, an addon may be interfering. Disable Addons.  If you have Windows XP SP2, go to Tools > Add-on Manager, and uncheck the addons.

If using Windows XP SP1 or earlier, disable third party extensions. With IE open, go to Tools > Internet Options > Advanced. Uncheck "Third party extensions". Click Ok. Reboot computer.

2. Clear your cache.  Go to Tools > Internet Options > General tab.  Under Temporary Internet Files, click "Delete Files" button. Click OK.

3. Reset IE settings.  Go to Tools > Internet Options > Programs.  Click on "Reset Web Settings" button. Go to Advanced tab and click "Restore Defaults" button. Go to Security tab and move the bar to Medium or Default. Click OK. Close all browsers. Reboot the computer.

4. If no joy, check if a program running in the background is interfering with Internet Explorer. Temporarily disable antivirus, firewall, antispyware, ad-blocker, popup blocker, and all Norton programs.

5. If no joy, run the System File Checker to repair any broken system files.  Go to Start > Run and type sfc /scannow
and hit OK.  You will need your Windows XP CD when asked.

6. If no joy, repair or reinstall Internet Explorer and Outlook Express in Windows XP
http://windowsxp.mvps.org/IEFIX.htm
OR
http://www.theeldergeek.com/repair_reinstall_ie_and_oe_6.htm
OR
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;318378

Hope this helps!
war1
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Nothing work so i just einstalled everthing starting from the OS> Thanks for your help. 100 points
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branbelle, glad the problem is fixed. Reinstalling the OS usually fixes most problems.
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Thanks for your help.  I have another question listed under exchange server 2003  that needd immediate attention.  Please take a look at it if you can, thanks.
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