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Microsoft FrontPage
RTR FrontPage Server Extensions for:
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Microsoft Windows 7
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Microsoft Server 2012 R2

Providing Microsoft FrontPage Server Extensions for:
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 (Code Name "Longhorn")
  • Microsoft Windows Vista


FAQ -- Frequently Asked Questions


Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 and the FrontPage Server Extensions for IIS7.5

Windows 8, Windows Server 2012 and the FrontPage Server Extensions for IIS8

Windows Server 2012 R2 and the FrontPage Server Extensions for IIS8.5

RTR FrontPage Server Extensions Release News


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What users can install the FrontPage Server Extensions?

The FrontPage Server Extensions must be installed and executed using the native Administrator account, user name Administrator, on Windows Server 2008, Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2.

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Which versions of Vista can run the FrontPage Server Extensions?

The FrontPage Server Extensions kit is intended to run on Vista Ultimate, Vista Business, Vista Enterprise and Vista Home Premium.

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How do I fix the "_vti_bin" could not be accessed error?

      After installation, I tried to extend the web site but received an error saying ‘_vti_bin’ could not be accessed.

         FrontPage Server Extensions is a legacy application that requires the user to be logged on as the native Administrator account, user name Administrator.

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How do I fix Vista Ultimate "internal error"?

1.                          I tried to install on Vista Ultimate but the installation failed right away with ‘An internal error has occurred. (               ) Installation ended prematurely because of an error.’

         There is a problem with some installations of Vista where vbscript.dll fails to be registered properly.  Please login as Administrator, open a cmd window, cd to where vbscript.dll lives (usually c:\windows\system32), and run the command: "regsvr32 vbscript.dll".  You should see a success message, then try installing FPSE again.

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How do I fix the "unable to read configuration for Microsoft Internet Information service"?

After I installed the extensions, I got a message saying it installed successfully, but then a message saying: "unable to read configuration for Microsoft Internet Information service"

         Log on as the native Administrator account, user name Administrator

         Start a cmd.exe window

         Cd C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\50\bin

         Enter the following commands in the cmd window:

Another possible cause and solution submitted by a member of the FPSE community: (thank you)

It may be possible to get this error if no http bindings are configured. For example, the user had a site that only had https bindings. No matter what they tried, they could not get FPSE to extend it. But, once they added an http binding (any port), they were able to extend the site.

 

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Where can I get support for FPSE?

            Support is available:

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When I try to install the Server Extensions, I receive the message "Your system has updates that need to be applied during the next reboot.  Please reboot your system before installing ..." Rebooting doesn't help.  Can you help me?

On a 64-bit computer, be sure to look at both the 32-bit and 64-bit paths identified in the article:

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How do I create a log file during installation so I can review it or send it to support for additional help?

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In 64-bit Operating Systems, why do I get the error: FPSE 2002 on Win 2008 server --> Service Unavailable and the AppPool shuts down?

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When I try to download the Server Extensions via FTP using Internet Explorer, I get the 'cannot display the webpage' message.  Can you help?
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When I try and install the FPSE02_win2008_vista_rtm_ENG.msi on a 64-bit Vista machine, I get the error message "An internal error has occurred.

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I receive a 401.1 error when I attempt to administer my site locally but I can administer the site remotely.

Suggested resolutions:

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The RTR FPSE download only shows weird text in the browser window

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Where (and what) is the _vti_bin directory?

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I cannot logon to the FPSE, even using the administrator account.

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Who is Ready-to-Run Software, Inc.?

Since 1991 Ready-to-Run has been providing the marketplace with our porting expertise.  We have been working with the Microsoft and the FrontPage Server Extensions for over twenty three years and currently provide the server extensions for Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 7, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 R2.

Our porting expertise has been utilized by such firms as O'Reilly and Associates, Bantam, Random House, and Prentice Hall, GTE, 3M, Exxon and many others. Out of these experiences grew our Porting Center. The Porting Center offers 15 different UNIX platforms and many Windows platforms. Our experts are available to assist you. If you have neither the time nor the man power we can do the porting for you.

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