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Microsoft KB Archive/169089

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Article ID: 169089

Article Last Modified on 10/7/2003


  • Microsoft FrontPage 97 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft FrontPage 1.1 Standard Edition

This article was previously published under Q169089

For a Microsoft FrontPage 98 version of this article, see 194673.


When you attempt to create a new disk-based Web, you receive one of the following error messages:

FrontPage 97 for Windows

Timed out while trying to connect to a server at 'C' on port 80.

FrontPage for Windows 1.1

Unable to connect to a server at 'C' on port 0 (socket code 10049).


This problem occurs if you type a path using the forward slash, such as "c:/webs" (without the quotation marks) in the "Choose a title for your FrontPage Web" dialog box. When the server attempts to resolve the address, it attempts to resolve the folder on the c:\ drive using an IP address.


To resolve this problem, in the "Choose a title for your FrontPage Web" dialog box, use a backslash and type the path as follows:



Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.

Keywords: kbprb kbusage KB169089