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Installing IIS

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i've been trying unsuccesfully for the last days to install IIS 5 on my pc and for some unknown reason it isn't working.

Im using XP Pro SP2.

So, i follow the usual steps, insert my xp cd, install windows components and then choose IIS, then I restart my pc and.... nothing, all i see is Internet Information Services on my administration tools, but i think there should be also something like a IIS Manager, and if im not wrong there should be somewhere a file called pws.exe or something like that ( i had it installed a while ago ).

Anyways, i've tried doing the same process several times but nothing different happens, is there something im doing wrong ? And it should work because i've had it installed before and it worked fine.

thanks in advance.
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I don't know what you're referring to in regards to a IIS Manager.. From the looks of things, you seem to have everything installed fine. Never heard of pws.exe :blink: What exactly isn't working? Have you tried uploading a basic HTML webpage? The only IIS Management utitility I know of is that which is located in your Administrative Tools, which allows you to setup certain permissions, etc. I really think that you have everything installed already; you're just expecting something to happen that's not going to :whistling:
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the other method for managing iis is by right clicking on my computer > manage > services and applications > IIS..is that window closer to what you rmemember seeing?
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