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When you use a cable modem or a DSL connection to try to connect to a Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) site that is running on a Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional-based computer, you may receive the following error message in Microsoft Internet Explorer:
No events are logged in the event log for this error message.
500 - Internet Server Error
If you click to clear the Show friendly HTTP error messages in the Internet Options dialog box in Internet Explorer, and then you try to connect to the same site over the same connection, you may receive one of the following messages in Internet Explorer:
Note To locate the Show friendly HTTP error messages check box, click Tools, click Internet Options, and then click the Advanced tab.
You can connect to the IIS site when you use the IP address of the remote computer.
To resolve this issue, follow these steps: