Startup Exceptions

Startup Exceptions

Behavior: An exception occurs when Sitecore is started

Issue: The installation was performed on a x64 Vista but the application pool was not set to be 32bit applications compatible

Solution:

  1. Double click the Administrative tools icon in the Control Panel window
  2. Double click the IIS Manager shortcut in the Administrative tools window
  3. Expand the left tree and locate and select the appropriate IIS site
  4. Select the Application pools node
  5. In the center pane, find and select the application pool for the Sitecore site
  6. In the right pane, click Advanced settings… link
  7. Change the Enable 32bit application setting to True