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I just in process of setup of new VDS box, and I faced strange error in eventlog when I am trying to access server.

Could not load all ISAPI filters for site '%1'. Therefore site startup aborted.

this is basic mvc application, but I cannot start it :(

Here is list of what i checked:

  • is installed (2.0, 3.5)
  • mvc installed
  • aspnet registered for iis

Any ideas?

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At previous hosting I did install Microsoft Url Rewriter which modified web.config. I wasn;t aware about it.

I copied whole sources and section wasn't declared, and this caused this strange error.

After I removed rewrite section from web.config everything started to work.

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