IIS 7 corrupted applicationHost.config

February 29, 2012

The Windows Process Activation Service encountered an error trying to read configuration data from file ‘\\?\C:\Windows\system32\inetsrv\config\applicationHost.config’, line number ’0′. The error message is: ‘Configuration file is not well-formed XML’ Uh oh! This has actually happened once to me before. IIS 7 was working great all day long, then at around 3 AM you get a […]