1) Umbraco admin tree is not showing up and
2) is determined not to be a problem with the trees.config file and
3) Clicking on any of the navigation elements gives you
Request error: The URL returned a 404 (not found):
Check permissions on the website folder for iis users.
Easy way is to give machinename\users full security access on the folder.
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