Ruminations from the Expression Web support team

New Fix for Licensing and Activation Issues with Expression Web 4

We have just released a fix for licensing and activation issues with Expression Web 4. Symptoms of...

Author: Jim Cheshire Date: 11/03/2011

Causes for Slow Performance and Hangs in Expression Web

One of the most common causes for slow performance in Expression Web is network latency while...

Author: Jim Cheshire Date: 04/22/2011

Causes for Expression Web Crashing

There are a few known causes for Expression Web crashes. If you start Expression Web and you see a...

Author: Jim Cheshire Date: 04/22/2011

Licensing and Activation Problems with Expression Web 3 or 4

Some customers have experienced problems when entering a product key or when activating Expression...

Author: Jim Cheshire Date: 04/22/2011

Resources for Expression Web Users

I’m often contacted by frustrated Expression Web users, both those new to Expression Web and those...

Author: Jim Cheshire Date: 05/14/2010

Expression Web 3 Service Pack 2 Available

Service pack 2 for Expression Web 3 is now available. You can find all the details (including a...

Author: Jim Cheshire Date: 04/07/2010

Get Expression Web 4 (or Expression Studio 4) Free!

We recently announced that existing users of Expression Web 3 will get Expression Web 4 at no charge...

Author: Jim Cheshire Date: 04/01/2010

Expression Web 3 crashes during install – System.OutofMemoryException

Note: This blog entry replaces a previous blog entry which examined the same issue – this blog has...

Author: Will Buffington [MSFT] Date: 01/13/2010

“Cannot Find DependencyProperty or PropertyInfo for Property named ‘Effect’” error during xWeb3 Setup

During the installation of Expression Web 3, you may encounter the following error: Exception has...

Author: Will Buffington [MSFT] Date: 01/06/2010

“Setup.exe is not a valid win32 application”

Say what? After inserting what looks to be a perfectly good DVD disc into the reader and trying to...

Author: Will Buffington [MSFT] Date: 12/15/2009

Expression Web 3 crashes while starting up on Windows XP SP3

When launching Expression Web 3 after a successful installation, Expression Web 3 may crash with the...

Author: Will Buffington [MSFT] Date: 12/10/2009

Customizing the ASP.NET Calendar control in Expression Web 3

Allow me to introduce you to a popular member of the ASP.NET community that has existed in...

Author: Will Buffington [MSFT] Date: 12/10/2009

Blue Screen or Constantly rebooting system after installing Expression Web 3 on Windows XP Sp2

Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the water… the BSOD (Blue Screen of Death) makes...

Author: Will Buffington [MSFT] Date: 11/06/2009

Expression Web/STUDIO 2 crashes on setup - “Exception has been thrown by the target of an invocation.Cannot convert string 'pack://application…”

Yes, it’s a long title for a blog, but I’ve got to differentiate the types of setup crashes we have...

Author: Will Buffington [MSFT] Date: 09/29/2009

Expression Web 3 Setup crashes immediately after launching (not the fonts issue)

Please Note: This particular Expression Web 3 setup/install crash is very specific to the problem...

Author: Will Buffington [MSFT] Date: 09/28/2009

Expression Web 3 Installation is taking a Really long time (Really!)

By now, you have most likely downloaded the trial version of Expression Web 3 and tried it out....

Author: Will Buffington [MSFT] Date: 08/26/2009

Setup screens appear graphically confused

The title of this article isn’t an understatement. Just take a look at the picture below. Yes, this...

Author: Will Buffington [MSFT] Date: 07/09/2009

total training DVD included with Web 2 repeatedly asks for Silverlight Version 1.0! Help!!!

This is a known problem that pops up every now and then with the Total Training DVD that is included...

Author: Will Buffington [MSFT] Date: 06/24/2009

Error 1406 When installing Expression Web 2

This is another frustrating setup error. It happens during the install of Expression Web 2 and...

Author: Will Buffington [MSFT] Date: 06/12/2009

Known causes for Expression Web 2 installation crashes

Tired of trying to install Expression Web 2 over and over again only to have the installation crash...

Author: Will Buffington [MSFT] Date: 04/21/2009

Solution: Expression Web re-installs itself each time it is launched

This is a frustrating problem. You launch Expression Web and the splash screen pops up, like normal....

Author: Will Buffington [MSFT] Date: 03/18/2009

Previewing ASP.NET/PHP pages in Expression Web 2 may produce Errors

Problem When you try to preview an ASPX or PHP page in Expression Web 2, which uses the built-in...

Author: Will Buffington [MSFT] Date: 03/16/2009

Note: This article has been recently updated to include compatibility information for Internet...

Author: Will Buffington [MSFT] Date: 02/24/2009

Expression Web 2 install fails with Error 1923

Problem Expression Web 2 install fails with an error 1923. The setup installation log may contain...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 10/21/2008

Expression Web resources

Here is a list of web sites that offer some training / tutorials on Expression Web....

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 09/09/2008

Converting Expression Web 2 trial to Licensed version

If you install the trial version of Expression Web 2 then purchase a license of it you can enter...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/25/2008

How To add a menu item

For this example I'm going to create a new menu item called "test" on the "small...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/04/2008

Migrating from FrontPage to expression web

If you were using MS FrontPage to create your site and you are now moving to MS Expression Web this...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/15/2008

Installation Issues

I've noticed several cases where people are unable to install Expression Web.  Here are some...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/07/2008

Windows configures expression web

Expression Web can break the junk mail filter in outlook.  This will cause windows to configure...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 03/20/2008

How to insert a video

Expression Web 1.0 lacks a wizard interface to allow easy insertion of video files. This feature was...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 03/04/2008

Help Menu displays XML

Problem:  When you open the help menu in Expression Web it displays XML Resolution:  This...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 02/21/2008

Publishing problems

This is a common problem among new users.  When trying to connect to your website within...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 02/19/2008

Expression Web Help Menu

Some users are experiencing this problem with the help menu.  When you open the help menu in...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 11/29/2007

Welcome to the Expression Web support blog!

There is a lot of power to be harnessed in Expression Web. So many fantastic opportunities and users...

Author: corriep Date: 10/29/2007