Unexpected error 0x8ffe2740 occurred. Please Help



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Unexpected error 0x8ffe2740 occurred. Please Help

Postby Tyrone Clark » Wed, 04 Feb 2004 05:34:51 GMT

My name is Tyrone Clark. 
I set up IIS 5.1 a while ago, but now the Default Web 
Site won't start.
When I start it manually an error occurs:

Unexpected error 0x8ffe2740 occurred.

This happened after I had to reset my PC manually, again 
becuase it wont
stop jamming, help on this would also be appreciated. 
After the PC ran
scan disk and all the disk checking stuff, I logged in 
and IIS wasnt up.
Thanks alot for any help.

Tyrone Clark

Re: Unexpected error 0x8ffe2740 occurred. Please Help

Postby Paul Lynch » Wed, 04 Feb 2004 06:18:30 GMT

On Mon, 2 Feb 2004 12:34:51 -0800, "Tyrone Clark"


Read this KB article :

"Unexpected Error 0x8ffe2740 Occurred" Error Message When You Try to
Start a Web Site


Paul {*filter*}

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