MSFTPSVC error ID 101

i_harfoush used Ask the Experts™
I have a inhouse application webbased,
the server 2003 is giving me this error :
The server was unable to add the virtual root '' for the directory 'E:\ahmed' due to the following error: The system cannot find the file specified.  The data is the error code.
The service could not bind instance 2.  The data is the error code.
and the server got hang,
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FTP publishing service is running on the server,so what is the solution, please provide more details...
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MR Dhan,
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DevOps Manager
Top Expert 2011
This is most like a permissions error.

1. Make sure E:\ahmed exsists and it is a local drive.

2. Make sure you do not have any other FTP services running on the port specified in IIS Management.

3. Make sure the permissions on the directory are not messed up. To test this, grant EVERYONE Access to the
    directory first to see it is appends properly. Verify the account the "FTP Service" is starting with and ensure
    that account has read/write permission. Typically, NETWORK SERVICES ,LOCAL SYSTEM etc.

4. Restart "World Wide Web Publishing Service" from the services.msc MMC Console.

5. Last restort, reboot the server.

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