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Page cannot be displayed when debugging VS2008 project

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Hi all,

I've recently re-installed my system and installed Visual Studio 2008. I am using the in-built IIS for debugging and I have removed the IPv6 (::1) entry from my hosts file and I am running VS2008 as an administrator, but I am getting:

  "Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage
   
   Most likely causes:
You are not connected to the Internet.
The website is encountering problems.
There might be a typing error in the address.
 
   What you can try:
     Diagnose Connection Problems  
 
     More information

This problem can be caused by a variety of issues, including:

Internet connectivity has been lost.
The website is temporarily unavailable.
The Domain Name Server (DNS) is not reachable.
The Domain Name Server (DNS) does not have a listing for the website's domain.
If this is an HTTPS (secure) address, click Tools, click Internet Options, click Advanced, and check to be sure the SSL and TLS protocols are enabled under the security section.

For offline users

You can still view subscribed feeds and some recently viewed webpages.
To view subscribed feeds

Click the Favorites Center button , click Feeds, and then click the feed you want to view.

To view recently visited webpages (might not work on all pages)

Click Tools , and then click Work Offline.
Click the Favorites Center button , click History, and then click the page you want to view. "

What else could it be? It all used to work...
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Hi,
Browse to the website in IIS, and ensure that you are referencing the correct version of the framework

Enable debugging  in IIS (Default web directory-->Web App--> rightclick -->properies-->Configuration-->debugging)

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Is your advice applicable to the internal VS2008 IIS?

Also, this local machine is running IIS7 (Windows Vista)
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