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11/4/2013 11:27 PM

Hello All

A former client contacted me and asked if I could restart his 5.1 site which had been inactive for almost 3 years.  I wasn't optimistic but it started right up. Decided to bring update it. Went a late 5.X and everything was good. 6.1 all good. 6.2 good. Site broke when I went to 7.1. Did a rollback and a strange thing happened. When I login as host or admin the login popup becomes the page. I can expand it and all administration and host functions work.

Even more strangely the same thing happens on one of its portals but not the other.

 Thought it might be a skin issue but still happens with Dark Knight Skin

Any thoughts?



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11/5/2013 3:36 AM
please be aware that DNN 7 has new requirements: Windows Server 2008 / Vista or above with .Net Framework 4.0, SQL Server 2008 or above.
When upgrading to 7.x, you need to switch IIS Application pool to use ASP.Net 4

Cheers from Germany,
Sebastian Leupold (Microsoft MVP)

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11/5/2013 8:41 AM


Thank you. That didn't solve the login problem but is likely why the update failed. I'll try again later today

I found a work around for my problem. Admin>Site Settings>Appearance>Preview Skin and Container . When it opens the new window close the original.

Thank you again for all the time you spend answering the questions we mere mortals ask everyday


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11/5/2013 9:00 AM

Turn off popups as a quick work around - there are any number of combinations of issues that can cause issues with popups.  In this case - try resetting / clearing the page cache on your browser.


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11/5/2013 9:33 AM

Thank you Wes

I had tried both of the ideas.


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