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Installing IIS XP home edition version 2002 service pack 3

by cijojohn1 / February 1, 2009 11:19 PM PST

I have Windows XP home edition version 2002 service pack 3 installed on my system.
I want to install IIS on my machine.
When I went to add remove programs Add remove windows components, I cannot see IIS option.
How can I install IIS on my machine?

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Do try a search.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 2, 2009 12:43 AM PST
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installing IIS on XP SP3
by goldnhue / February 8, 2009 5:08 AM PST

Did you ever get it to work on XP home SP3?

I followed instructions at http://adamv.com/dev/articles/iis-on-xp-home/, but they are for SP2. It did get as far as showing the IIS option on the windows components, but it would not let me select it.

Any suggestions?

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Upgrade that search.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 8, 2009 5:47 AM PST
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Install IIS on XP Home with SP3
by goldnhue / February 8, 2009 6:47 AM PST
In reply to: Upgrade that search.

Thank you for replying.
I copied the IIS dll & inf from an original Windows 2000 CD into the directories as instructed. I also modified the SYSOC.inf as described. Then when I went into Control Panel, Add Remove Windows Components, the IIS was now listed. However, it did not let me select that option. I also tried selecting IIS components individually, but could not select those either.
I have XP Home SP3, and instructions are for SP2. So was wondering if anyone got it to work on SP3, and if yes, how.

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Yes and with those instructions.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 8, 2009 7:45 AM PST

HOWEVER today I run into folks that ran registry cleaners and more. It's tough but next up is what I call a "XP REPAIR INSTALL" and at each opportunity we try the IIS install again.
Bob

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