“Sorry, something went wrong” error message when users try to navigate to Site Collection Features page

Users receive the following error message when they try to navigate to Site Collection Features page:

Sorry, something went wrong
An error occurred during the compilation of the requested file, or one of its dependencies. Could not write to output file
'C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework64\v4.0.30319\Temporary ASP.NET Files\root\d9bc15df\5100559f\App_Web_managefeatures.aspx.9c9699a8.qtwjbdlb.dll' -- 'The directory name is invalid. '


The error message also appears on other locations as well on the site like while trying to navigate to Site Content Types page, adding a workflow among others.

The cause turned out to be DisableLoopBackCheck was not enabled on the WFEs.


  • DisableLoopBackCheck (As per KB 926642)

  • Using PowerShell

     New-ItemProperty HKLM:\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Lsa -Name "DisableLoopbackCheck" -value "1" -Property Type Dword