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URL Encoding problem

Topics: ASP.NET 2.0, Business Logic Layer
Dec 29, 2011 at 8:48 AM
Edited Dec 29, 2011 at 5:46 PM

The owner of has contacted me to ask about the problem he has with google indexing.

For every page that has been indexed in his site by google, He also had a Http 400 error indexed link with the "A  potentially dangerous Request.Path value..." error. 

I guided him to add  <httpRuntime requestValidationMode="2.0" requestPathInvalidCharacters=""/> in web.config and the errors changed to 404. For example, try to navigate everything works fine. Now if use go to, you'll get 404 error (previously 400 error).

Google Webmaster reports so many broken links and I'm not sure what the problem is.

Here's a screenshot of the pages google has indexed for this site:

Jan 7, 2012 at 6:23 AM


Jan 7, 2012 at 10:01 AM
Edited Jan 7, 2012 at 10:03 AM

The site is not accessible..

Tried -

On Pinging via MS DOS ie Ping it returns no host found ..Seems the server is down..