Unrecognized configuration section in Asp.net

I am receiving following errors In  web.config file  using VS2010  (.net framework 4.0)
1.Unrecognized configuration section system.web/add
2. The element 'system.web' has invalid child element 'defaultDocument'
<add tagPrefix="asp" namespace="System.Web.UI" assembly="System.Web.Extensions, Version=3.5.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=75BF384334AD364E35"/>

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Dan McFaddenSystems EngineerCommented:
The 'defaultDocument' element is a child of system.webServer configuration section.


<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<configuration>
    <system.webServer>
        <defaultDocument>
            <files>
                <clear />
                <add value="index.html" />
                <add value="default.aspx" />
                <add value="Default.asp" />
                <add value="index.htm" />
                <add value="Default.htm" />
            </files>
        </defaultDocument>
    </system.webServer>
    <system.web>
        .....
    </system.web>
</configuration>

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Dan
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Dan McFaddenSystems EngineerCommented:
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Rainer JeschorCommented:
Hi,
the add tagPrefixes should be in a controls element under the pages element.

The resulting part (!!!) should look like this:
<pages controlRenderingCompatibilityVersion="3.5" clientIDMode="AutoID">
	<controls>	
		<add tagPrefix="asp" namespace="System.Web.UI" assembly="System.Web.Extensions, Version=3.5.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31BF3856AD364E35"/>
		<add tagPrefix="asp" namespace="System.Web.UI.WebControls" assembly="System.Web.Extensions, Version=3.5.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31BF3856AD364E35"/>
	</controls>
</pages>

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Change:
Extend you pages element, add a node "controls" inside and move the two "add tagPrefix" elements into the new node.

HTH
Rainer
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