Windows Vista

Question

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

Answer This Ask For Clarification
Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: HTTP 404 error
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: HTTP 404 error
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.

All Answers

Collapse -
Answer
A little good news.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 3, 2013 12:08 AM PST
In reply to: HTTP 404 error

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?
Bob

Collapse -
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.
Bob

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

nothing else added.

Collapse -
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?

Collapse -
Answer
Try Firefox or Chrome
by wpgwpg / February 3, 2013 12:08 AM PST
In reply to: HTTP 404 error
Collapse -
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

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

Slimbrowser here>>> http://www.slimbrowser.net/en/ as an alternate IE. I got away from Trident based search engines though it worked very well...Digger

Popular Forums
icon
Computer Help 47,885 discussions
icon
Computer Newbies 10,322 discussions
icon
iPhones, iPods, & iPads 3,188 discussions
icon
Security 30,333 discussions
icon
TVs & Home Theaters 20,177 discussions
icon
HDTV Picture Setting 1,932 discussions
icon
Phones 15,713 discussions
icon
Windows 7 6,210 discussions
icon
Networking & Wireless 14,510 discussions

Tech for the holiday

Find recipes for July 4 with these foodie apps

The Fourth of July means fireworks, fun and food. If you're planning on a barbecue this weekend, we've got the apps to help you find holiday-inspired recipes.