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(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/256986/EN-US/ )Description of the Microsoft Windows Registry
When you attempt to open a Microsoft FrontPage web on your local computer, you may receive the following error message:
Server error: Error 2 opening registry key Software/microsoft/shared tools/web server extensions/ports/port 80
This behavior can occur if the Web Server Extensions key and its subkey do not have the correct type of access rights assigned to them.
WARNING: If you use Registry Editor incorrectly, you may cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that you can solve problems that result from using Registry Editor incorrectly. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.
To resolve this issue, follow these steps: