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When you attempt to visit a Web site on your local network (intranet), Internet Explorer displays a page with the following error message:
Error - 404 Requested Information / is unavailable. Failed to connect to server name of the Web server.
reason: hostname unknown
This problem occurs when you add a forward slash to the end of a Web address that is specified as an exception in the proxy server settings.
To work around this problem, delete the forward slash at the end of the Web address in the Exceptions box of the Proxy Settings dialog box:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
Article ID: 296275 - Last Review: January 31, 2007 - Revision: 3.3