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Server Error: HTTP Error 500.19 - Internal Server Error

You might have come across this error while working on a WCF project on Vista, IIS 7.0 with Visual Studio 2005. Actually Microsoft has tightened the security on VISTA and most of the time it is annoying when it asks your permission. Following is the detail error message I received while trying to run a WCF project, however I found a simple solution to fix it. [More]

AJAX Error: 'Sys' is undefined

If you are using AJAX enabled web site or project, you may come across this error message. I got this error message too and spent few hours to fix this problem. I tried finding all possible solutions on Google and finally concluded with following three steps. [More]

Error : Internet Explorer cannot download ...

If you see Error message : Internet Explorer cannot download "filename" from "Servername"
Internet Explorer was not able to open this Internet site.
The requested site is either unavailable or cannot be found. Please try again

Then, this error usually occurs sometime while downloading a document which can be in form of PDF file, Doc file, XLS or text file. There are at least 4 possible reasons which can cause this error. I have also found their solutions. My assumption is - you are running your web site on IIS. [More]

IIS 6 File Upload/Download Issue

When trying to upload files over 200KB on IIS 6 the file may never upload and you either get an error or are sent to a blank screen. By default Windows 2003 server limits file uploads to about 200KB in size. To overcome this limit you must edit the IIS metabase.xml file.

HttpException: Maximum request length exceeded

I have come across this error multiple times at work. This problem occurs because the default value for the maxRequestLength parameter in the section of the Machine.config or Web.Config file is 4096 (4 megabytes). As a result, files that are larger than this value are not uploaded by default. [More]