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HTTP 404 error

by Walt H / February 3, 2013 12:05 AM PST

OS is Win VISTA Home Premium (all windows updates are the latest)

When trying to access some websites I get a HTTP 404 error (see below for exact info). I can access the same web pages with no problem on a WIN XP SP3 and WIN 7 machine. Security settings under Tools>Internet Options>Security tab are the default settings

l> Server Error in '/' Application.
The resource cannot be found.
Description: HTTP 404. The resource you are looking for (or one of its dependencies) could have been removed, had its name changed, or is temporarily unavailable. Please review the following URL and make sure that it is spelled correctly.

Requested URL: /rta_client/AppManage/map/Buses.aspx
Version Information: Microsoft .NET Framework Version:2.0.50727.5466; ASP.NET Version:2.0.50727.5456

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A little good news.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 3, 2013 12:08 AM PST
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Is that is a web site error. Yes, it can work on other PCs but still points to a fault at the web site and not your PC.

Did you try other browsers to get around this?

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PS. Other causes.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 3, 2013 12:12 AM PST
In reply to: A little good news.

Remember that we only know what you tell. It will be possible to create such message if you installed some web browser safety apps that do odd things to the transactions behind the curtains or worse, a proxy app. But for these discussions we take it that it's a stock Windows, with a browser and nothing out of the ordinary that few would install.

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Just a stock IE9 browser....
by Walt H / February 3, 2013 4:50 AM PST
In reply to: PS. Other causes.

nothing else added.

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IE9 has that compatibility setting.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 3, 2013 6:17 AM PST

I try that and other browsers. Now ask yourself why they have that setting/feature?

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Try Firefox or Chrome
by wpgwpg / February 3, 2013 12:08 AM PST
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The last alternate browser...
by Walt H / February 3, 2013 4:53 AM PST
In reply to: Try Firefox or Chrome

I tried was Netscape, YEARS AGO! Happy

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I used to use
by itsdigger / February 3, 2013 5:05 AM PST

Slimbrowser here>>> as an alternate IE. I got away from Trident based search engines though it worked very well...Digger

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