Visual Studio 2005 Debugging Issues June 29, 2006Posted by nukemhill in General Programming.
A good page for some debugging issues. More later.
Okay. Here’s the scoop: I’ve been getting an error message when I try to run the APS web application inside of Visual Studio 2005. The message goes something like: “Unable to Start Debugging on the Web Server….”. I spent several hours trying to get the configuration of VS and IIS right, to no avail. I googled extensively, and found the above link. Pretty much everything recommended there didn’t work, but I finally hit upon a tip that I’d actually done before (many weeks ago), but probably undid when I uninstalled and reinstalled VS 2005. Here it is:
This explicitly registers ASP.Net with IIS, in this case, version 2.0 of .Net. After running this, everything worked like a champ. Finally.
Sometimes Microsoft is such a pain in the ass….