FIX – ColdFusion 9 Installation 404.3

Notes: When installing ColdFusion on Vista, Windows Server 2008 Standard or Ent with IIS6 or IIS7 Server you may receive HTTP 404.3 Error, similar to this one:

HTTP Error 404.3 – Not Found

The page you are requesting cannot be served because of the extension configuration. If the page is a script, add a handler. If the file should be downloaded, add a MIME map.

  • Module: StaticFileModule
  • Notification: ExecuteRequestHandler
  • Handler: Static File
  • Error Code:0x80070032

Additionally if you run ColdFusion Web Server Configuration Tool, you will see a message saying that IIS components are being installed and could take between 2 to 5 minutes of time.

Windows 2008 Standard / Ent Fix:

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  1. Start Server Manage: Roles >Under Web Server (IIS) Add Roles Services
    Add Role Services
  2. Add Role Services: > Select Role Service > Add “ISAPI Extensions”
    ISAPT Extensions
  3. Add Role Services: > Select Role Service > Add “ISAPI Filters”
    ISAPI Filters
  4. Add Role Services: > Select Role Service > Add “IIS 6 Metabase Compatibility”
  5. Add Role Services: Click Next > Click Install
  6. Start > Programs> Adobe > ColdFusion 9 > Web Server Configuration Tool
  7. Add Web Server Configuration: Check Configure web server for ColdFusion 9 applications > Click OK
    Check Configure web Server for ColdFusion 9
  8. Confirm > Yes

Windows Vista Fix:

  1. Start: Control Panel > Programs and Features > Turn Windows features on or off
  2. Windows Features: Check ISAPI Extensions & ISAPI Filters
  3. Windows Features: Check IIS Metabase and IIS 6 Configuration compatibility
  4. Continue at step 6 of the Windows 2008 Standard / Ent Fix