WD2000: Err Msg: "You cannot use an Internet address here. Enter a path that points to a location on your computer or on the network."

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SYMPTOMS

When you type a Web address in a file name or folder name box and then click OK, one of the following error messages may appear:
You cannot use an Internet address here. Enter a path that points to a location on your computer or on the network.

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You cannot use an Internet address here. Enter a path that points to a location on your computer or on the network.
For details see C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\wecerr.txt.
For example, when you try to set the ClipArt path in Microsoft Word to a Web location, an error message is displayed. To change where Word looks for ClipArt pictures, do the following:
  1. On the Tools menu, click Options.
  2. On the File Locations tab, select Clipart pictures.
  3. Click Modify.

WORKAROUND

Use a path to a folder located on your computer or to a folder located on a network drive.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.

MORE INFORMATION

The following is the contents of the "C:\Windows\Temp\wecerr.txt" file referred to by the error message in the "Symptoms" section of this article:
HTTP Error 405

405 Method Not Allowed

The method specified in the Request Line is not allowed for the resource identified by the request. Please ensure that you have the proper MIME type set up for the resource you are requesting.

Please contact the server's administrator if this problem persists.

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Article ID: 210555 - Last Review: February 21, 2014 - Revision: 1.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Word 2000 Standard Edition
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