Posts in my discussion forum is not working



I can not get the posts in my discussion forum to work It does not link goes
to a page that says.

FrontPage Run-Time Component Page
You have submitted a form or followed a link to a page that requires a web
server and the FrontPage Server Extensions to function properly.

This form or other FrontPage component will work correctly if you publish
this web to a web server that has the FrontPage Server Extensions installed.

Click the <Back> arrow to return to the previous page.


Sounds like you FTPed the discussion web to the server, or the server
does not have FrontPage extensions installed and running.

The text comes from _derived\nortbots.htm.

nortbots.htm only appears in five cases:

1) You are testing on a disc-based website, including a FrontPage or
Expression Web disc-based web that is being browsed through a

2) You are testing on a website that does not have server extensions
installed or running.

3) The site (or form page) was FTPed from a disc-based web, or
published using a FTP address for the destination, or published to a
file system destination including a network share or UNC address (like
\\machinename\path\webname), or to an address like C:\sitename .
Publish must be to a URL of the form

4) The site was correctly published, but the extensions were not
installed correctly or were mis-configured. Re-installing the
extensions may correct the problem.

5) There is a bug associated with FrontPage98 which causes this

Andrew Murray

Have you published the pages that use the discussion forum? You need to run
the page(s) on a web server and view in a web browser (it won't work in
"Preview" or "Preview in Browser").

The message is telling you that the server extensions aren't installed, or
there's a problem with them - they are required for the discussion forum to

Check with your host if they support the Frontpage Server Ext and whether
they can install/repair them on your hosting account.

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