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IIS7 Invalid Application Path

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I am getting and invalid application path error when I try to test the settings all my applications--all the directories are doing this. The pages (so far)  will come up in the browser though.  
This seems to be a common issue with IIS7.

We are running the Application Pools under the Network service Identity.
If I test as an adminstator, I can eliminate the error.

I have read that it could be a permission issue, but I am not sure how to  give the application pool identity read access as suggested in the text below"  I tried changing the pools to another type of identity, but still got the error.

"The server is configured to use pass-through authentication with a built-in account to access the specified physical path. However, IIS Manager cannot verify whether the built-in account has access. Make sure that the application pool identity has Read access to the physical path. If this server is joined to a domain, and the application pool identity is NetworkService or LocalSystem, verify that <domain>\<computer_name>$ has Read access to the physical path. Then test these settings again."

Thank you.
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Hi ,

check this articles.  

http://www.it-notebook.org/iis/article/test_connection_authorization_failed.htm

http://msmvps.com/blogs/bernard/archive/2009/11/04/warning-authorization-cannot-verify-access-to-path-c-inetpub-wwwroot.aspx

if you getting problem while your run the website then check the IIS logs and send
us error messages, so we can help you more on this.
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