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    Default Port 80 is already in use

    When running alpha6 locally, I try to start the web application server and get the following message:
    The server cannot be started. Port 80 is already in use. Make sure no other server software is configured to use this port and try again.

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    Check the links below these messages. I think you'll find a solution there.
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    you probably have some other product that is using port 80. just configure a5 to use a different port. say 81.

    go to the control panel. tools menu. web application server. the dialog will allow you to set the port.

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    Default Port 80

    - if yo use skype you will find it opens port even when idle.

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