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Cannot Run Project in Expression Blend 3

Error While working in Expression Blend 3 we found on one of our work computers we could not run the project from blend. We were on a Windows Vista and later Windows 7 box, and found that running the project would just return a message like: “Page cannot be displayed” or similar. Research showed that this was cause by the little application that hosts the local website that runs the project being blocked by an update to Window Defender and Forefront Security. This update mad a modification to the “hosts” file.   The Fix Open this file: C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts in Notepad, and add the following entry: 127.0.0.1       localhost Making it look something like this:   A… Read More »Cannot Run Project in Expression Blend 3