IIS error ‘8002801c’ Error accessing the OLE registry

After installing IIS5, I got an authentication dialog on my browser requesting username and password. When authentication failed, it gave me this error message below.

error '8002801c'

Error accessing the OLE registry.

/iisHelp/common/500-100.asp, line 17

… to get around this problem do
1./ Select Start, Run and then type inetmgr to display Internet Information Service Management tool
Internet Information Service
2./ Select local computer and Web Sites
3./ Right click on localstart.asp and select Properties
4./ Click on File Security tab, Edit and under Anonymous access type in your username and password.
5./ After that press OK
6./ Restart your IIS by right clicking local computer, All Tasks and Restart IIS…


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