Configuring WCF

When trying to navigate to a file with the extension .svc when using II7 (that is in Windows Vista and Windows 2008), you may get an error like this:


Server Error in Application "Default Web Site/DotNetNuke_IWeb"

HTTP Error 404.3 - Not Found

Description: The page you are requesting cannot be served because of the Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) map policy that is configured on the Web server. The page you requested has a file name extension that is not recognized, and is not allowed.

Error Code: 0x80070032

Notification: ExecuteRequestHandler

Module: StaticFileModule

Requested URL: http://localhost:80/DotNetNuke_IWeb/DesktopModules/IWebCF/CoreService.svc

Physical Path: C:\Users\Documents\Visual Studio 2005\Projects\IWeb\Website\DesktopModules\IWebCF\CoreService.svc

Logon User: Anonymous

Logon Method: Anonymous

Handler: StaticFile

Most likely causes:

What you can try:

More Information... This error occurs when the file extension of the requested URL is for a MIME type that is not configured on the server. You can add a MIME type for the file extension for files that are not dynamic scripting pages, database, or configuration files. Process those file types using a handler. You should not allows direct downloads of dynamic scripting pages, database or configuration files.

Server Version Information: Internet Information Services 7.0.

To resolve this:

1) Select "run" from the Start menu

2) Enter "cmd" and click OK

3) enter "cd c:\windows\Microsoft.Net\Framework\v3.0\Windows Communication Foundation\" and press Enter.

4) Enter "ServiceModelReg -i" and press Enter.

5) WCF will now be installed:


Also see:


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