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Unable to recreate the ECP virtual directory in Exchange 2010

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I installed Exchange 2010 and everything was working fine, except the options in OWA from the external URL.

I was told to remove the ecp virtual directory and add it back by using the new-ecpvirtualdirectory "servername\ecp (default web site)"

It removed just fine, but when I tried to add it back I got the error message

The virtual directory 'ecp' already exists under 'Servername\ecp/Default Web Site'.
Parameter name: VirtualDirectoryName
    + CategoryInfo          : InvalidArgument: (EXCHANGE2010\ecp (Default Web Site):ADObjectId) [New-EcpVirtualDirecto
   ry], ArgumentException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : 72EA2BC3,Microsoft.Exchange.Management.SystemConfigurationTasks.NewEcpVirtualDirectory

So I looked in my IIAdmin and saw the ecp directory, which does not work.

I tried the remove again and new again with the same error. I went into the IIAdmin and manually removed the virtual directory and tried again, still not working.

This morning I went back into the IISadmin and the directory is there, but still not working.

Please help.
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