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Followed instructions in the video. Clicked the link for my .dev site, Microsoft Edge opened with a 404 Error Code

I have no idea what to do next, will somebody please help me?

2 Answers

The first thing I would check is to see if the path of your files is aligned correctly within desktop server. Let us know what you come up with.

Susanna Schweickhardt
Susanna Schweickhardt
1,034 Points

If you're brand new at this and just installed DesktopServer from watching a video, how would you know if it aligned the path of your files correctly?

Because the video instructs you on how to set up desktop server. Since there is a 404 error message that is saying that there is a server error and cannot reach the requested url. That tells us that there are two possibles issues going on, one, the desktop server is not running properly and can not reach the url, and or the path that the desktop server is running is not correct.

John Lukacs
John Lukacs
26,806 Points

Shouldent the desktop server know. I mean it asked for a file name.