Virtual Directory not working

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Subject: Virtual Directory not working
Posted by:  erin.sebasti…
Date: 1 Nov 2006

Hello All,
I am probably doing something really silly so hopefully someone can
help. I apologize as i don't have a lot of experience with IIS so here

I have a directory on my local hard drive that i want a virtual
directory in IIS to point to.  so under the root node in iis i right
click and choose virtual directory. i go through the wizard giving it
an alias and pointing it to the correct path on my hard drive. When i
click ok however the icon beside the virtual directory is a stop sign
that says "error" and none of the files inside the folder show up. What
am i doing wrong here??

I am working with IIS 5.1

Thanks in advance,