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URL routing for a pre-.NET4 web-site

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 28, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net

I am now running Visual Studio 2010 and .NET 4 and have upgraded my old web-site projects accordingly.  However, when following the basic instructions given here to implement routing, it simply doesn't work (IIS7 returns a file-not-found error).  Do I need to add something to the web.config?

All answers gratefully received -- this is very frustrating because it looks so simple!

Ed Graham

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