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My web page is located at

Can I use URL Rewrite module in IIS to have a user address bar show every time he visits the aforementioned url?

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URL Rewrite can't change the URL displayed in the address bar, per se. However, if you linked to (rather than, you could use URL Rewrite to rewrite that request to

<rule name="CustomRule" enabled="true" patternSyntax="Wildcard" stopProcessing="true">
  <match url="" />
  <action type="Rewrite" url="{R:0}" />
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So it is one way around - not the other =) Thanks. – Maxim V. Pavlov Mar 30 '12 at 21:09
You could always 302 or 301 redirect to and then use URL Redirect to rewrite that to your hidden file area ;-) – Chris Anton Mar 31 '12 at 1:23

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