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(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/256986/ )Description of the Microsoft Windows registry
When you try to import a file larger than 50 megabytes (MB) into a FrontPage Web, the import operation may be unsuccessful and you receive the following error message:
The server connection timed out
This problem may occur after you install the SmartHTML Interpreter (Shtml.dll) update.
For more information about the SmartHTML Interpreter (Shtml.dll) update, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
324096After you install this update, you can import a file of no larger than 50 MB into a FrontPage Web.
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/324096/ )MS02-053: Request to SmartHTML Interpreter may monopolize Web server CPU resources
Method 1: Increase the maximum file size that can be importedAs the Administrator of the FrontPage Web, you can increase the maximum file size that can be imported into the FrontPage Web by adding the vti_maxformcontentlength string value to the Windows registry. To do this, follow these steps.
Warning Serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly by using Registry Editor or by using another method. These problems might require that you reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that these problems can be solved. Modify the registry at your own risk.
Method 2: Install the FrontPage 2002 Server ExtensionsAfter you install the FrontPage 2002 Server Extensions, this problem does not occur.
For information about how to download the FrontPage 2002 Server Extensions, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Article ID: 814332 - Last Review: February 27, 2014 - Revision: 4.4