Error while creating a new web application

Posted on 2011-03-23
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
Failed to apply a web.config modification to file 'configuration/system.web/pages[@pageParserFilterType="Microsoft.SharePoint.ApplicationRuntime.SPPageParserFilter, Microsoft.SharePoint, Version=, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=71e9bce111e9429c"]/controls'.  The specified node "C:\Inetpub\wwwroot\wss\VirtualDirectories\18000\web.config" was not found in the web.config file.   at Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration.SPWebConfigFileChanges.ApplyModificationsWebConfigXmlDocument(XmlDocument xdWebConfig, String filepath)
   at Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration.SPWebApplication.ApplyWebConfigModifications()
   at Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration.SPWebApplication.Provision()
   at Microsoft.SharePoint.ApplicationPages.ExtendVirtualServerPage.BtnSubmit_Click(Object sender, EventArgs e)
   at System.Web.UI.WebControls.Button.OnClick(EventArgs e)
   at System.Web.UI.WebControls.Button.RaisePostBackEvent(String eventArgument)
   at System.Web.UI.Page.RaisePostBackEvent(IPostBackEventHandler sourceControl, String eventArgument)
   at System.Web.UI.Page.ProcessRequestMain(Boolean includeStagesBeforeAsyncPoint, Boolean includeStagesAfterAsyncPoint)
Question by:LathaLiquidHub
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the web application pool requires write access to the C:\inetpub\wwwroot folder
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Run the config wizard again.  

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it worked for me Thanks

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