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For a Microsoft FrontPage 98 version of this article, see 222008
If you try to open or list Webs by using the FrontPage Server Extensions running on an Internet Information Services (IIS) computer, or you try to open a disk-based Web, you may receive one of the following error messages:
Server Error: Cannot open file "C:\InetPub\WWWRoot\_vti_pvt\service.lck" for writing.
NOTE: If you receive this error message after transferring your Web from a compact disc, the problem is the result of the files being marked as read-only. For additional information, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Server Error: Cannot open file "C:\InetPub\WWWRoot\_vti_pvt\service.lck" for reading.
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/303255/EN-US/ )FP2000: Error Message Saving Changes to Web: Cannot Open File ...\_vti_pvt\Service.lck for Writing
The error messages described in the "Symptoms" section of this article can occur if either of the following is true:
To resolve this problem, use one of the following methods.
Method 1: Delete the Service.lck FileIf a network connection terminates incorrectly or if FrontPage shuts down unexpectedly, the Service.lck file can become corrupted. To correct this problem, delete the Service.lck file. To do this, follow these steps:
Method 2: Reset the Permissions for the IIS Anonymous AccountTo reset permissions for the IIS Anonymous Account, follow these steps:
Because the FrontPage permissions scheme is very specific, permissions related problems most commonly occur if the NTFS permissions in Windows NT Explorer were manually changed. For additional information about FrontPage and NTFS Permissions, click the article numbers below to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/266216/EN-US/ )FP2000: ErrMsg: Server Error: Web <Web Name> Is Busy ...
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/265468/EN-US/ )FP2000: Security Command Is Not Available on Tools Menu
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/208628/EN-US/ )FP2000: No Prompt for User Name and Password on IIS Web
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/271071/ )How To Set Basic NTFS Permissions for IIS 5.0