How to fix Resource not found error with your ASP.NET MVC project

Once in a while when you have downloaded a ASP.NET MVC project, it will fail to start. All you get is a 404 error, or a Resource not found.  Here’s how to fix that. Go to the properties page of the Web project and select the Web tab. In the Start Action section, set it to Specific Page, but leave the textbox empty.

5 thoughts on “How to fix Resource not found error with your ASP.NET MVC project

  1. I’m new to the ASP.NET MVC projects. I’m facing some problem. while running project it shows like:
    server error ‘/’ application . the resource can’t find.

  2. Thank You very much Great Your suggestion worked out. Since I do not want to add unit testing in the project and MVC application was giving an error to me. This solution worked.

    “Go to the Project properties page of the Web project and select the Web tab. In the Start Action section, set it to Specific Page, but leave the textbox empty.

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