Disabling Frontpage Extensions

There are a number of known hacker exploits against FrontPage extensions. It is recommended that you remove FrontPage extensions from your webserver if you are not using them. This document explains how to do this.

To remove FrontPage extensions from your server:

1.) Click on "Start" -> "Settings" -> "Control Panel".

2.) Double click on the "Add/Remove Programs" Icon.

Add/Remove Programs

3.) Click on the "Add/Remove Windows Components" as shown in the figure.

Add/Remove Windows components

4.) Click on "Internet Information Services", and then click on the "Details" button as shown in the figure.

IIS Details

5.) Clear the "FrontPage 2000 Extensions" checkbox, and click on the OK button.

Front Page 2000 Extensions

6.) Click on the "Next" button.

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