HTTP Bad Request when trying to access OWA on internal network and external

I am not an expert with Exchange and OWA but I have set it up once before...

I am putting in the name of my local exchange server in this order from a web browser  \\servername\exchange  generally that has always pulled up the login prompt to login with an active directory user account with an exchange mailbox... but I don't seem to be getting the authentication challenge.....   please assist
sstiltonAsked:
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buddholeCommented:
Does http://servername/exchange works ? Did you run the right SBS wizard ?
sstiltonAuthor Commented:
It did work but seems to be intermitant... which wizard are you refering to?
buddholeCommented:
the Configure E-Mail and Internet Connection Wizard
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sstiltonAuthor Commented:
Let me get right back to you.
sstiltonAuthor Commented:
I don't have the "Repair Internet and Email settings"  wizard option on the Server Management Page I know the option you are refering to becuase of another SBS Server I setup and checked their to compare options. Is there an MMC snap in that can install that option for me?
buddholeCommented:
Else look for  "Connect to the Internet" wizard, aka CEICW.
buddholeCommented:
CEICW -- linked as "Connect to the Internet" in the Internet & Email section of Server Management Console. More info: http://www.sbs-rocks.com/sbs2k3/sbs2k3-n2.htm
buddholeCommented:
Sry for the spam, Do not use MMC snap-ins on sbs, just use the wizards. Found it ?

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sstiltonAuthor Commented:
When I launch the wizard and click next the Wizard exits and I am back to the Server Management Page I have attatched a screen shot of the Wizard Window
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buddholeCommented:
That's strange. You see anything happening in the event log ? If nothing:
- Update to latest service packs
- Run sbs 2003 best practices analyser to  check if eveything is ok on sbs : http://blogs.technet.com/sbs/archive/2008/02/20/small-business-server-2003-best-practices-analyzer-updated.aspx
- Try reinstalling the wizards through add/remove programs
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