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IIS7 and javascript files

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I have a website running on IIS6.  The index page holds frameset for content and a couple other pages.  The index page also has a large javascript file included at the top of the page with a common objects that are accessed like this:  top.appObject.<parameter name>.  This architecture works perfectly.

The problem is that I am moving this site to IIS7.  It doesn't use any .net code at all.  I have configured the site to be (I think) a duplicate of the existing site, but I can't seem to reach the included javascript file ... when trying to call any function in the file I get a 'undefined' error.

any help appreciated.
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the first test i would do is put the path to the javascript file directly in your browser and see if it comes up, if not, your paths are incorrect
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yes, it comes up fine.
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I would like to point out that this is a working web site on iis6.  the only change has been moving it to iis7.  it's not a browser issue (IE10) since that also works with the existing site.  I'm really confused here as to the error with pathing, since it is set up the same way.
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just to verify that it is indeed a path issue (because to be honest I have no idea what else it could be) can you copy the javascript directly into the page and see if everything works? This'll eliminate any potential compatibility issues.
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This is a very large js file, but I did copy it into the page between
<script language='javascript'></script> tags.  The page just renders it as text.

I then copied the file to the same folder as the calling page and still got the "undefined" error.

I checked the mime type and .js = application/x-javascript.

Is there anything else I should check?
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does anyone have any ideas?
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have you tried testing just a simple javascript include file? something that just would fire off an alert or something?
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I will try that this week.
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