Article ID: 911720 - View products that this article applies to.
When you install the 32-bit version of Microsoft ASP.NET 2.0 on a 64-bit computer, the ASP.NET state service (Aspnet_state.exe) is not installed. The following error message may be logged in the Aspnetsetup.log file:
Additionally, you may notice that the following registry subkey does not contain the registry information for the ASP.NET state service:
<Date><Time> Starting Fixing State Server AllowRemoteConnection value
<Date><Time> Failure Fixing State Server AllowRemoteConnection value: FixStateServerARC failed with HRESULT 80070002: 'The system cannot find the file specified. '
This problem may occur when one of the following conditions is true:
To resolve this problem, install the 64-bit version of ASP.NET 2.0 before you install the 32-bit version of ASP.NET 2.0.
Note The information in this article applies only to 64-bit computers that are running the 32-bit version of ASP.NET 2.0 and IIS in WOW64 mode. Additionally, the following steps configure the computer to run the 32-bit version of ASP.NET 2.0 and IIS in WOW64 mode.
To resolve this problem, follow these steps:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a bug in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
Steps to reproduce the problem
For more information about the ASP.NET state service, visit the following Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) Web site:
Article ID: 911720 - Last Review: January 15, 2007 - Revision: 1.3
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