HTTP Error 500.19 – Internal Server Error with ASP.NET web on Windows 8 and IIS 8

I’m blogging this (again*) so next time I do a search I find my own post, it may also help you. I manage a few development VMs which I swear I have setup in the past correctly, but every so often I find one that’s got the following problem. *Again: it’s in an older postContinue reading “HTTP Error 500.19 – Internal Server Error with ASP.NET web on Windows 8 and IIS 8”

Error message 800704a6 as part of creating an instance of the COM component

This will be a very short post, and comes from rage against Windows Server and the Windows update system. Because there were outstanding Windows Updates requiring a reboot, a particular build script of ours was falling over without suitable information as to why exactly. The cryptic error was: Creating an instance of the COM componentContinue reading “Error message 800704a6 as part of creating an instance of the COM component”