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I created an application in SharePoint, lets call it http://example.com/ and a site collection with the "Empty Site" template.

Since I'm using it locally in a virtual machine in host-only mode, I had to edit my host file to add    example.com

Now, whenever I access this website, I cannot click on "Site Action". All it does is add a # at the end of the URL.

Since I'm in a host-only VM, i cannot change the DNS to make it work (that's the way we fixed it for a dev server).

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Sorry for the DNS tag, I didn't found anything else and cannot create new ones (like host-file) –  Loïc Wolff Apr 28 '10 at 8:41

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Javascript might be disabled

Try adding example.com to your trusted sites in IE to allow javascript to run on pages within example.com

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Cannot upvote since I don't have enough rep. Very good catch. Thank you. –  Loïc Wolff Apr 28 '10 at 9:05
Upvoted for dex. –  Marc D Anderson Apr 28 '10 at 12:29

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